ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Federal Education, professional and technical training, has taken notice on the International Islamic University (IIU) bus accident that caused the death of one motorcyclist and left 24 students injured. According to the details, on Wednesday morning, an official bus of the IIU was coming toward the varsity on Kashmir Highway with around 50 female students. A fatal road accident occurred when the bus collided with a motorbike at the G-11 traffic signal on Kashmir Highway.The female students were critically injured while the motorcyclist died on the spot. After half-a-day long medical treatment the injured students were discharged by the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). On Friday, the federal education ministry came into action and directed a precise investigation into the incident.“The ministry asked the administration of the university to properly investigate the incident and take a firm action accordingly to avert such incidents in the future,” sated the ministry’s media wing. Life is precious, so we should be more vigilant and careful in the protecting the lives of those for whom we are responsible, it added.The ministry has also directed the university administration to send s “thorough report” to the ministry (after a complete probe in the matter).The ministry did not explain the time frame in the official statement. However, when contacted, the media coordinator, Sana Hamid, said that “no time frame as such Just asked to submit the matter on an earlier basis”.Both the ministry and the IIU are probing the exact causes of the incident. However, well informed sources in the varsity and the Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) said that the IIU bus driver was responsible for the accident as he tried to cross the red-light of the signal and collided with the motorcyclist who was riding on the right as his side signal was open.The IIUI bus driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed it into footpath while trying to overtake another bus, they further added.The IIU Rector, Masoom Yasinzai, told Daily Times that he had devised a committee to probe into the matter and asked for submitting the final report till Monday (November 7).