7-year-old run over by school bus

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 19:41

A 7 year old student died today after falling off and being run over by a school bus at Delpawita Junction along Baddegama – Nagoda road.

The accident occurred at 6.50 this morning, causing death to the student Imalsha Devmini studying at Year 2 in Baddegama Christ Church Girls College.

The accident occurred when the driver of the bus braked to prevent it from hitting a van, causing the girl who was standing near the foot board to fall off the bus.

The victim was dead by the time she was admitted to Baddegama Base Hospital.

Police arrested the driver of the bus in connection with the incident.

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