The funeral of a three-year-old girl who died after being hit by a bus in Luton takes place this afternoon.
Mayah Alleyah Shazad was hit by a bus at Bury Park in Luton on Friday. The road was closed for more than four hours and floral tributes were left at the scene.
Among the tributes, one describing her as, "a little angel". An investigation by Bedfordshire Police is underway.
“Like everyone else we are deeply shocked and saddened by the heart-breaking incident in Bury Park on Friday. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with the girl’s family and everyone else affected by this tragic accident.
“We are continuing to support the police who are carrying out a thorough investigation to clarify exactly what has happened. It would be inappropriate to make any further comment until this has concluded.”
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