Children covered in blood helped with rescue, say witnesses of Delhi school van accident

The school van, which was carrying more than 20 children, was rammed by a milk tanker near the Kanhaiya Nagar metro station  in New Delhi on Thursday. One girl died and 17 others were injured in the accident.

Neighbourhood News Desk: Eyewitnesses of Thursday morning crash said that they will forever be haunted by the image of two children, covered in blood, trying to rescue their little friend from inside the school van. A seven-year-old girl was killed and 17 other students from two north Delhi schools were injured when their overloaded school van was hit by a speeding milk tanker.

Eyewitnesses said that they also noticed that the legs of a girl seated in the front were trapped under the seat. She was badly injured. The van had overturned. The policemen stationed nearby and locals then joined hands to move the injured children to different hospitals. However, the efforts of the locals were not enough to save seven-year-old Garima Chauhan, a Class 3 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya.

 

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