Noida (UP), Nov 17 (PTI) Eighteen people, including 16 children, were injured Saturday when a speeding school bus crashed into a pillar at an underpass here, police said.Also Read - Delhi-NCR Witness Spike in Dengue Cases, Hospitals Face Shortage of Beds | Details Here

The incident happened around 8 am when the bus of a private school was crossing through the underpass at Rajnigandha Chowk, they said. Also Read - Oxygen Crisis Reaches Noida's Kailash Hospital, Only Few Hours of Supply Left; No New Patient Being Admitted

“Sixteen children were injured in the accident. They were taken to Kailash Hospital and discharged after first-aid. The driver, Ganga Saran, has received severe injuries and is being treated,” Manoj Kumar Pant, station house officer of Sector 20 police station, said. Also Read - Bomb Threat At Noida's Kailash Hospital, Evacuation and Emergency Ops Underway

The bus has been seized, police said, adding a probe was underway.

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