Teen girl dies after being in collision with a bus in Birmingham

It happened in Sheaf Lane in Sheldon Credit: BPM Media

A 15-year-old girl has died after being in collision with a bus in Birmingham.

The incident happened in Sheaf Lane in Sheldon shortly before 3pm on Saturday (March 18).Ambulance, fire and police crews rushed to the scene, including an air ambulance, and despite the girl being taken to hospital, nothing could be done to save her.

The bus driver is said to be helping police with its enquiries as it investigates what happened.National Express West Midlands 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."Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.

PC Gail Arnold, from the force’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 dash cam footage."Police said anyone with information can email the team directly at SCIU@westmidlands.police.uk or contact then via Live Chat on their website and quote log: 2467 of 18 March.