School buses collide; 20 school children injured

shutterstock_117181780Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 20 school children were injured when two school buses collided head on at Olarikkdavu in Panniyodu near Kattakada here on Monday.

The injured have been hospitalised. No one is said to be in serious condition.

The accident took place by around 8 pm when the school bus of Chinthalaya Vidyalayam, Kallikkadu and a private bus running for Therumoodu AKLM School collided.

The police said that the private bus was moving at a dangerous speed and this led to the mishap.

It was on last Friday that five students were killed and six others injured when a big tree fell on their school bus near Kothamangalam.

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