At least two school students died and several were injured as the bus carrying them overturned near Mumbai last evening. The students of a coaching class were returning from a picnic when the accident occurred in Khopoli in Raigad district.
Visuals from the accident site and a hospital showed students with injuries on their hands and heads.
The bus, carrying 48 students of Class 10 and two teachers of the coaching institute at Mumbai’s Chembur, was returning from Lonavala. It overturned on the Old Mumbai-Pune highway around 8 pm while descending the hills.
Two students died in the accident while other passengers too suffered injuries. The injured students were rushed to different hospitals in Lonavala, Khopoli, and other nearby areas.