Girl, 15, dies after being hit by a bus in Birmingham: Police appeal for dashcam footage
- BREAKING: A 15-year-old girl has died after being hit by a bus in Birmingham
- National Express confirmed it was one of their busses involved in the incident
A 15-year-old girl has died after being hit by a bus in Birmingham.
West Midlands Police said the bus driver is helping with inquiries into the collision in Sheaf Lane, Sheldon, at just before 3pm on Saturday.
The teenager was confirmed dead shortly after arriving at hospital.
PC Gail Arnold, of WMP’s serious collision investigation unit, said: ‘A young girl has tragically died and we’ll be doing all we can to support her family during this deeply distressing time.
‘We’re working to establish the circumstances behind the collision and we’re keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time, and especially anyone with dashcam footage.’
West Midlands Police (WMP) said the bus driver is helping with inquiries into the collision in Sheaf Lane (pictured), Sheldon, at just before 3pm on Saturday
National Express West Midlands has confirmed it was one of its vehicles and drivers involved in the incident.
It said it was giving ‘every assistance’ to West Midlands Police’s investigation.
A spokeswoman for the bus firm said: ‘A National Express West Midlands bus was involved in an incident on Sheaf Lane in Sheldon on Saturday (March 18).
‘Our thoughts remain with those involved and with their loved ones.
‘Emergency services attended the scene and we will continue to give the police every assistance as they continue their investigation into what happened.’
Anyone with information which may help police is asked to email [email protected] or to use the Live Chat on the force’s website and quote log 2467 of 18 March.
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