Vizag Accident Video: School Children Thrown Out Of Auto After It Collides With Lorry, 8 Injured

Vizag Accident Video: School Children Thrown Out Of Auto After It Collides With Lorry, 8 Injured

The injured students were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital and are being treated.

Prathamesh KharadeUpdated: Wednesday, November 22, 2023, 03:30 PM IST
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Vizag Accident Video: School Children Thrown Out Of Auto After It Collides With Lorry, 8 Injured |

Andhra Pradesh: An accident occured early morning on Wednesday in Visakhapatnam (Vizag) when an auto-carrying school children collided with a lorry. The crash took place near the Sangam Sarath Theatre in Visakhapatnam. Eight children from Bethany School were injured, in the incident, officials told news agency ANI.

The injured students were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital and are being treated. The incident captured in a CCTV camera in the locality shows the auto ramming directly into the speeding lorry. As soon as the crash takes place, 2-3 children get thrown out of the vehicle while others remain trapped in the auto that was left turn-turtled. The lorry driver reportedly stopped his vehicle 100 metres ahead of the crash site.

Police Probe Underway

According to local reports quoting local police, after preliminary investigation through examining the CCTV footage it was found that the accident occurred due to the negligence of the auto driver. Police stated the auto was overloaded and the drivers of both the vehicles were detained in the case. They are also trying to determine if the truck was allowed to ply during the early morning hours.

Four students were discharged from the hospital after receiving medical care. However, one of the other four injured students is said to be critical. All are currently admitted to civic hospital.

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