Peddapally: A school bus carrying children hit a transformer in Hanumanthunipet here this morning. The children had a miraculous escape after a major mishap was averted. After hitting a pole, the electric wires prevented the bus from falling into the agricultural fields. The children were saved due to lack of power supply at the time of accident.

According to reports, around 8.45 am, the driver lost control of the bus and hit a transformer while taking a turn near Samakka Khaman. The vehicle fell on electric wires which saved the children. The bus belonged to Cresent High School and about 50 students were traveling at the time of accident. Eight students suffered minor injuries and were given first-aid.

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