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


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.


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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