25 hurt as school bus overturns

September 29th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) As many as 25 students were injured, four of them critically, when their school bus overturned in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district Thursday, police said.

The accident took place in Civil Lines area, some 250 km from Lucknow, when the speeding bus of Modern Public School overturned. The driver escaped.

“With assistance from locals, we rescued all the students trapped inside the bus,” police inspector S.K. Pratap said.

The students are in the age group of 10-16 years.

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