Goods auto hits school van; driver dies

Mysuru, June 26:- In an accident between a school van and a goods auto in Nanjangud, the van driver died here on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Kantharaj (31). He was ferrying children from Kuruhatti and Hadatale village to Nanjanagudu school. The van was hit by a speeding goods auto from the opposite direction, resulting in the death of the driver.  Around 12 children among the 20 in the van were injured and have been admitted to JSS Hospital. The complaint is that such incidents are bound to happen as school vans carry more children than they are supposed to.  BEO Narayana and staff visited the hospital.

Nanjanagudu police have registered a complaint. (MR/KS).

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