School bus crashes into a pillar, 18 injured

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A speeding school bus crashed into a pillar at an underpass in Noida on Saturday morning. The accident reported 18 casualties, of which 16 were children.

Around 8:00 am when the bus of  a private school was crossing through the underpass at Rajnigandha Chowk the incident happened, Police said.

"Sixteen children were injured in the accident. They were taken to Kailash Hospital and discharged after first-aid. The driver, Ganga Saran, has received severe injuries and is being treated," Manoj Kumar Pant, station house officer of Sector 20 police station, said.

The bus has been seized, police said, adding a probe was underway.

With Inputs From Agency

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