A three year-old-girl tragically died after she was hit by a bus in Island Street Verulam near the bus depot this afternoon. Exact detail to the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare 911 advanced life support paramedics arrived at the scene and took over the resuscitation. The child was placed on a ventilator and resuscitation continued for an extended period. Tragically the child died at the scene due to the extensive injuries that she sustained.