HomeLatest News & ViewsSchool van collapses in waterlogged pit, 3 children killed in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur district
School van collapses in waterlogged pit, 3 children killed in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur district
19th October 2019
Shajapur. A school van fell into a waterlogged pit on Friday afternoon. 3 children died in this accident while search is on for one. There were 22 children in the van. 18 children have been rescued and admitted to the nearest hospital. The accident took place in village Richhoda, 15 km from the district headquarters. 22 children studying at the Advance Academy boarded a van to leave home after school. The driver then took the car reverse. While taking the reverse, the van fell into a pit filled with water. This pit was only a short distance away from the school. Seeing the van fall into the pit, the people around jumped into the pit to save the children. Looking for a child still in progress This was later reported to the police and administration. After this, the SP-Collector reached the spot. The villagers took the children out, after which the children were rushed to the hospital. The doctors there declared 3 children dead. A child is not yet known. Divers are looking for. Children named Ayush, Divya and Sandeep died in the accident. Ayush and Divya are brothers and sisters. Chief Minister has expressed grief over the accident- Office of Kamal Nath 4 @OfficeOfKNath The incident of falling into the well of a van full of school children of a private school in Richhoda, Shajapur is very sad. Instructions for immediate relief work. My condolences to the families of the children who died in the accident.