The driver of the bus, Venkatesh, was booked for rash driving.

Bengaluru school bus with 40 children rams into compound wall two students injured Image for representation
news Accident Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:43

Two students and a school bus driver suffered minor injuries after their bus rammed into the compound wall of the school in Bengaluru on Thursday morning.

Bangalore Mirror reported that the incident happened near Delhi Public School in Sathanur near Chikkajala.

The school authorities said that the bus carrying 40 children was being driven rashly, however they confirmed the driver was not inebriated. The front portion of the vehicle was badly damaged.

According to police, the accident happened around 8 am. Bus no. 5 of the school fleet crashed into the compound wall. The two injured students, identified as Ashwin and Vibha, were treated at Columbia Asia Hospital, reported BM.

The parents of the children were reportedly informed by the school through text messages.

The driver of the bus, Venkatesh, was booked for rash driving.

Manju Balasubramanyam, principal of Delhi Public School, assured that all the children were safe. The school activities went on as usual with the remaining children, reported the newspaper.

“It was an unfortunate incident. We made the driver undertake a medical test and it was confirmed that the driver was not driving under the influence of alcohol,” the principal added.

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