Wednesday, 23 May 2007 7:27 AM

4 year old killed in traffic accident

A four year old girl was killed and three others seriously injured after an accident mid-day yesterday at Guso Point on the Kukum Highway.

Witnesses stated that the young girl was standing with her older sister along with a lady and her daughter when they were struck by an oncoming public bus. Witnesses say that the lady tried to get the three children out of the way but sadly the bus collided with all four.

The eldest of the two sisters was treated for minor injuries while her four year old sister was pronounced dead on arrival at the Hospital.

The woman and her daughter received serious injuries and are still at the National Referral Hospital. Kukum Traffic Police are investigating the cause of the traffic accident.

A 21 year old driver of the vehicle is currently assisting police with the investigation.