Two kids, ayah die after school bus overturns into pond

Two children and their ayah were killed when their school van plunged into a pond near Maradu in Kochi. The bus fell into the pond of a temple in Kattithara road.

The students of Kids World daycare centre were travelling in the bus. It is learnt that there were eight persons inside the van when the accident took place.

The van driver is in a critical condition.  The bodies have been kept at PS Mission Hospital. The injured admitted to PS Mission Hospital in Thripunithura and Vyttila Welcare Hospital.

Latha Unni, who is the ayah at the daycare centre, died in the mishap. The two children who died in the mishap have been identified as Vidya Lakshmi and Adithyan.

Photos – Josekutty Panakkal, Manorama Online.

It is not confirmed if there were more children in the bus. The attempts to raise the bus are going on. Eight children were in the van when the incident happened. Two children and the ayah were declared brought dead at a private hospital in the area. The children are from ‘Kidz World’ play school and were returning home when the accident happened. The rescue operation was immediately started.