Pune: Driver faints due to dip in blood sugar, school bus rams into car

As per the information given by local police, the incident took place in Sambhajinagar in Chinchwad.

By: Express News Service | Pune | Published:November 4, 2016 5:31 am

A group of schoolchildren from Pimpri travelling on a school bus had a close shave around Thursday noon after the driver fainted following sudden drop in blood sugar level and the bus rammed a car in Chinchwad.

One student and the bus driver received minor injuries in the incident, police said.

As per the information given by local police, the incident took place in Sambhajinagar in Chinchwad.

Around noon, when the bus carrying students of a primary school in Pimpri came in front of the Gayatri Mess eatery, driver of the bus, Sandeep Vadavkar, suddenly fainted.

The bus rammed into a car. Due to the impact, the car went on to enter the empty space under a balcony.

No one sustained injuries, expect Vadavkar and a student who got minor injuries,
police said.

The driver was rushed to a hospital where tests showed that his blood sugar levels had suddenly dropped due to which he fainted.