By Trend News Line 2024-02-13 03:25:00.
Speeding School Bus Hits Bike, Kills 4.5-Year-Old Boy in Ludhiana
Ludhiana, UK – In a tragic incident that occurred on Monday morning, a speeding school bus collided with a bike near Lopon village in Samrala, resulting in the death of a 4.5-year-old boy. The boy’s mother and uncle also suffered injuries in the accident. Shockingly, the school bus driver fled the scene after the incident, but not before transferring the school children to another bus. The victims were immediately rushed to the hospital, where the man’s condition is reported to be critical. Fortunately, the 10 students who were onboard the bus escaped unhurt.
The deceased boy has been identified as Yashraj Singh from Khanna. His mother, Taranjit Kaur (32), had gone to her parents’ house in Samrala with Yashraj, accompanied by her brother Inderjit Singh. On that fateful day, Inderjit was riding the bike to drop them back home in Khanna when the speeding school van of Satya Bharti School, Madhpur collided with them near Beeja. Tragically, the young boy lost his life on the spot, while his mother and uncle sustained severe injuries. Passersby immediately rushed them to the hospital and informed the police.
Eyewitnesses reported that the visibility was significantly low at the time of the accident due to dense fog. Sub-inspector Rao Varinder Singh, SHO of Samrala police station, stated that fog might have been a contributing factor to the accident. The police have registered a case against the unidentified school bus driver under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including rash driving, causing hurt by endangering others’ safety, causing grievous hurt, and causing death by negligence.
The tragic incident has left the community in shock and sorrow. Yashraj Singh’s untimely demise has brought immense grief to his family and friends. The local authorities are investigating the accident thoroughly to determine the exact cause and hold the responsible party accountable. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the bereaved family, and we hope for a swift recovery for those injured in this devastating incident.
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