Ambala accident: Absconding truck driver arrested
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 00:38
Ambala (Haryana): The absconding driver of a truck, which had hit a school van resulting in the death of 12 students of a private school here, was arrested on Tuesday, police said.

A case had been registered against the driver identified as Subhash, who had escaped after the accident that took place yesterday, DCP (Rural) P K Mehta said.

He said the truck driver was arrested from Dinarpur bus stand, close to Shahbad town near here.

The police produced him in a local court which remanded him in two-day police custody.

A case against the management of Arjun Public School has also been registered under various sections of the IPC, Mehta said.

The 12 children on their way to school were among 13 killed and 20 others injured when the overloaded van carrying them collided with the truck in dense fog on Saha-Shahabad road near here.

The children were in the age group of 5-8.


First Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 00:38

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