Guwahati, June 08: In a horrifying incident that took place early in the morning, a schoolgirl lost her life after being hit by a school bus in Guwahati, Assam. The accident occurred near the Ganeshguri area, sending shockwaves through the local community. The victim has been identified as Priya Kumari, a Class-11 student from Little Flower School.
The unfortunate incident unfolded when Priya was riding as a pillion passenger with her father on their scooty. A school bus belonging to Royal Global University collided with their vehicle, resulting in the tragic death of the young girl. Priya’s father sustained injuries in the accident and was immediately rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.
Adding to the distressing nature of the incident, the bus driver, whose vehicle was registered as AS-01-PC-7411, fled the scene immediately after the collision. Eyewitnesses reported that the driver did not stop the bus and instead absconded from the spot, leaving the victims behind.
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One of the key factors believed to have contributed to the accident, as noted by witnesses, was the poor condition of the road. The area where the accident occurred was under construction, with no barriers or warning signs in place to caution motorists about the damaged portion of the road.
However, the swift response from law enforcement authorities led to a breakthrough in the case. The absconding bus driver, Bipul Boro, was apprehended by the Basistha Police soon after the incident. The arrest brings a sense of relief to the grieving family and the community affected by this tragic event.
This incident highlights the importance of road safety measures and the need for vigilance while driving. The local authorities are urged to investigate the accident thoroughly, ensuring that necessary steps are taken to prevent such incidents in the future.
As this is a developing story, further updates regarding the investigation and any legal actions taken will be reported as they unfold. The entire community mourns the loss of young Priya Kumari and stands in solidarity with her family during this difficult time.