Schoolgirl dies, eight injured in Gujrat van accident

GUJRAT: A girl student died and eight others critically injured when their school van overturned here on Monday.

According to Police and rescue sources, the incident took place on Jalalpur Jattan road in Gujrat where driver of a school van, carrying over 20 female students, lost control over the vehicle due to over-speeding and it turned turtle.

They said nine of the students sustained injuries in the mishap. One of them later died in hospital during the treatment. Police and rescue teams arrived at the accident site and rescued the girls. The injured were shifted to hospital.

Police arrested van driver from the spot for investigation.