Imphal: The driver of school van was killed and 21 others, mostly students, were injured on Saturday after the van collided with another vehicle at Kwakeithel junction in Imphal West district, the police said.
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The driver of the school van identified as Koijam Mangijao (33) was badly injured in the accident and later succumbed to his injuries.
The injured, including 18 students were rushed to the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal for treatment.
A Village Defence Force (VDF) personnel, who was on traffic duty during the accident, was also injured and was undergoing treatment, the police said.