GUJRAT: A female student died and eight others critically injured on Monday when their school van capsized in Gujrat district of Punjab.
Police and rescue officials said the incident took place on Jalalpur Jattan road in Gujrat town this morning where driver of a school van, carrying over 20 female students, lost control over the vehicle reportedly due to over-speeding and the vehicle turned upside down.
They said nine of the students were injured in the accident. One of them later died in hospital during the treatment. Police and rescue teams arrived at the accident site and rescued the girls.
Van driver was arrested by the police.