The scholars had been ready on the bus cease after class within the metropolis of Bekasi, when the truck veered towards them and crashed into two bikes and toppled a concrete communications tower, site visitors policeman Latif Usman mentioned.
Usman mentioned an additional 20 kids had been injured.
“We’re conducting an investigation to evaluate if the brakes failed,” Usman mentioned.
One other police official in Bekasi mentioned the motive force had been detained.
Photos from the scene confirmed the communications tower had fallen throughout the street exterior the varsity’s gates and crashed into the bus cease on the sidewalk.