- The accident took place in Guntur
- Students of Krishnaveni Talent School were travelling in the bus
- Driver of the bus was reportedly drunk, he is being questioned
A school bus carrying 50 children fell into a culvert in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district this morning, injuring many. Three students are reported to be critical.
Students of Krishnaveni Talent School were travelling in the bus when the accident took place. Visuals from the site showed locals gathered around the bus. School bags and lunch baskets were seen scattered on the ground.
The driver of the bus, SK Tajuddinis, was reportedly drunk at the time of the accident. He is being questioned by the police.
"A bus of Krishnaveni Talent School was taking almost 50 children to the school this morning. It was travelling from Macharla town. When the bus was near a stream at the outskirts of Mandadi village, it accidentally overturned," police officer Srinivas Rao said.
The police said a formal complaint will be filed soon.
(With inputs from ANI)