Funeral of boy hit by bus

A 12-year-old boy was knocked down and killed by a bus in Sunderland.

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School saddened by pupil's death

The school attended by 12-year-old Matthew Hayes, who was killed by a bus in Sunderland on Friday, have spoken of their sadness after his death.

Head Teacher Gill Booth said:

"This is a tragedy and the Academy family of staff, students, governors and parents are devastated to learn of Matthew's death. We are a very close-knit school community and we are all in shock at the loss of such a young life."

– Head Teacher Gill Booth, Venerable Bede CofE Academy School

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Tributes paid to boy killed by bus

Floral tributes have been left for a 12-year-old boy who was hit by a bus in Ryhope Credit: ITV

Floral tributes have been paid to a 12-year-old boy who died after being hit by a bus in Sunderland.

It happened at around 3.30 pm on Friday 22 November, close to ASDA supermarket on Ryhope Street South.

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Child hit by bus on Wearside

Emergency services on scene where child was hit by bus in SUnderland Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Emergency services on the scene where a child was hit by a bus close to ASDA on Ryhope Street South in Sunderland.

Scene in Sunderland where child was hit by a bus Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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