Boy dies after being knocked down by bus on way home from school

A boy has tragically died after being hit by a bus as he walked back from school.

The student was declared dead at the scene in Monmouth, Wales, around 4pm yesterday.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance crews arrived to find a pedestrian, a boy, who had been involved in a collision with a bus.

"Sadly, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead on scene.”

Daily Star Online has approached Gwent Police for comment.

The road was closed for around four hours yesterday as emergency services carried out an investigation.

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