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15 Year Old Teenager Killed in Bus Crash in Brighton
United Kingdom: A 15-year-old boy lost his life after being hit by bus 'Number 6' while walking on the Brighton seafront late at night.

A 15-year-old boy recently died after being hit by a bus on Brighton Seafront late at night.

Today, February 24 at 1 A.M GMT, the teenager boy was walking on Marine Parade close to Burlington Street when he was hit by bus Number 6 on the westbound carriageway.

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The front window of the bus got massive damages, as the boy had a ‘head on’ crash on it. (Source: Sergei BobylevTASS via Getty Images)

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A 15-year-old boy was killed by a bus on Brighton seafront late at night, in the United Kingdom. (Source: Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Sussex Police released a statement, saying,  “Emergency services were called to the scene in Marine Parade, close to the junction with Burlington Street at 12.51am.”

The boy was quickly taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital to receive treatment but, unfortunately, he was declared dead soon.

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(Source: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

The Sussex Police said, “The 15-year-old boy from Brighton was rushed to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, but was declared dead at 1.19am.”

“His family has been informed.” 
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The road remained closed overnight. (Source: Karl Gehring/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

The road on which the accident took place remained closed overnight, as the investigators did their work. A post-mortem examination is due and a report will be presented soon.

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The poor young lad who was struck tragically died in hospital later. (Source: Sergei BobylevTASS via Getty Images)

The bus driver worked for the Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company and, after the incident, said that he was left ‘utterly distraught’ after what happened.

The company said, “We are giving him our complete support during this awful time for all concerned.”

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A post-mortem examination is due and will present its report soon. (Source: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

The front window of the bus got massive damages because of the ‘head on’ crash on it.

Martin Harris, the managing director of the Brighton & Hove Buses, told The Argus“In the early hours of this morning, a terrible accident occurred involving one of our buses. A pedestrian – just a young teenager – was struck by a bus just before 1.00 a.m.”

“This took place on the A259 coast road near Burlington Street in Brighton on the westbound carriageway. The poor young lad who was struck tragically died in hospital later.”

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The police in Sussex has begun the investigation. (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

The paramedics were on the scene soon. (Source: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

He further elaborated, “We are all very saddened by this awful news and our thoughts are with his family and friends who must be absolutely devastated. We have begun a thorough internal investigation into this terrible incident and are supporting the police in their accident investigation.”

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The terrible accident occurred just before 1.00 a.m.(Source: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

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A thorough internal investigation into this terrible incident have already been initiated. (Source: Getty)

The Sussex Police have begun their investigation, by not only looking at the CCTV footage of the seafront leading to the accident but also contacting the witnesses online or via 101.

[The pictures used in the article are for representative purposes only.]


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