Boy dies after getting hit by bus

18 09 2009

A young boy has died after getting hit by a school bus in NSW southwest.

The boy, believed to be 11, was running alongside the bus after being let off at a stop in the Junee area, around 4.55pm yesterday afternoon.

According to witnesses, he then fell under the vehicle.

He suffered severe head and chest injuries. The bus driver and an off-duty police ambulance administered first aid.

He was taken to the local Junee hospital and later transferred to Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, where he died.

The bus driver has been questioned by police and they are continuing their investigation of the event.

Anyone who witnesses the accident who hasn’t spoken to police yet is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000





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