Ambala accident: Absconding truck driver arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 4, 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.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 00:38
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