Schoolboy, 12, dies after being run over by bus in Brondesbury

PUBLISHED: 20:25 15 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:18 16 December 2017

The route 206 bus was involved in the fatal collision

The route 206 bus was involved in the fatal collision


A 12-year-old boy died this afternoon after a collision with a bus in Brondesbury Park.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision with the 206 bus at around 3.25pm this afternoon.

A witness who drove past the scene said: “ Pupils were standing on the corner. There were two ambulances, a police car and a helicopter circling above.

“It is unbearable to learn now that a young boy has died.”

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at approximately 3.10pm to reports of a Route 206 bus in collision with a pedestrian on Brondesbury Park in Brent.

The tragic accident happened in Brondesbury PArk The tragic accident happened in Brondesbury PArk

“The pedestrian, a boy believed to be aged 12 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3.52pm.

“The driver of the bus stopped at the scene and has been assisting officers with enquires.

The schoolboy’s next of kin have been informed with formal identification taking place in due course.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Road closures were still in place in Brondesbury Park this evening.

The Met spokesman said: “No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 991 9555 or police on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you would prefer to remain anonymous.


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