Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)
Teacher killed, five students hurt as bus collides with truck
JALANDHAR: A teacher of government school was killed and five students sustained minor injuries after a PRTC bus collided with a truck on NH-1 in Goraya on Tuesday morning.
Police said Gurcharan Singh, a teacher at Government Senior Secondary School, Toran, in Sangrur district, died on the spot while five students were admitted to the civil hospital.
Fifty students and three teachers of the school were on their way to Pushpa Gujral Science City, Kapurthala, for an educational trip. Police said when their bus reached Goraya around 9.15 am, it collided with a stationary truck (PB-11-BU-8707). The bus driver could not spot the truck due to dense fog.
Truck driver Sher Singh was booked under the Section of 283 (danger or obstruction in public way), 304A (Causing death by negligence), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of the Indian Penal Code.
2 DIE AS ARMY TRUCK HITS RICKSHAW
FEROZEPUR: Two persons, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed when an army truck hit the cycle rickshaw they were riding in Ferozepur on Tuesday afternoon. The incident took place near Government Degree College, Mohkam Khanwala, on the Ferozepur-Zira road. Barkat and his nephew Akash died on the spot. Barkat’s father Mohan Singh sustained injuries and was rushed to a hospital.