Flowers laid at scene of bus crash which killed teenage girl

It happened just before 3.40pm in Meadow Lane, Coalville, Leicestershire. Credit: BPM Media
  • The teenage girl killed in a bus crash in Leicestershire has been named online by her family.

  • It happened yesterday afternoon in Coalville.

The teenage girl killed in a collision with a bus has been named online by her family.

Sian Ellis died in the incident outside King Edward VII school in Coalville yesterday.

She suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Writing on Facebook last night, a relative said:

It is with great sadness that I am having to write this post.As a lot of you are aware, an accident took place outside King Edward at pick up time today, this accident involved my beautiful niece Sian Ellis.Unfortunately Sian passed away at the scene and this is something all family members are struggling to deal with at this time.Please could I ask that you respect our privacy and let us get our head around this tragedy and we will keep all updated with details once we are at that place.

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In their latest statement on the incident, Leicestershire Police said:

Detectives are continuing their investigation into a fatal collision in Coalville yesterday afternoon. The collision took place just before 3.40pm in Meadow Lane and involved a bus and a teenage girl. Meadow Lane was closed while the emergency services dealt with the incident and was re-opened just before 9.50pm. Enquiries are continuing in the local area and officers are in the process of speaking to people who were in the area at the time.

Leicestershire Police spokesperson