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Close shave for 21 school students as van hits road divider

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
As many as 21 children had a narrow escape when their school van hit a road divider this morning after the driver lost control over the vehicle in outer Delhi's Mongolpuri, the police said.

The children were students of a government school.

The driver was arrested following the incident. It is suspected that he was driving the van at a high speed which led to him losing control over the vehicle, the police said.

The vehicle was carrying the children to school when it hit the divider. The van's two tyres got stuck in the divider, they said, adding the passersby rushed to the vehicle nabbed the driver and handed him over to police.

The children who sustained minor injuries were taken to a nearby hospital and were discharged after first-aid. The arrested driver was later granted bail, the police said.

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 8:55 PM IST

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