10-year-old girl dies following accident on Bus Route


The vehicle involved in the accident that led to Garbina Nero's death

A ten-year-old girl has died after being struck by a car along the Priority Bus Route on Sunday morning.

The victim has been identified as Gabrina Nero, of Macoya Gardens.

She was a standard four student, at the St Joseph Government School.

According to a police report, at about 11 am, Gabrina was attempting to cross the priority bus route in a southerly direction when she was hit by an oncoming blue Hyundai Accent.

Police said eyewitness reports indicate the girl was thrown about 20 feet from the site of impact.

The girl was taken to the hospital, however, she succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment.

Investigations are ongoing.