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Girl, 12, struck and killed by city bus on Montreal’s south shore

Longueuil police say a 12-year-old child was struck and killed by a city bus.
Longueuil police say a 12-year-old child was struck and killed by a city bus. Longueuil police/Twitter

Longueuil police are investigating after a 12-year-old girl was fatally hit by a city bus early Wednesday.

The collision occurred around 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Roland-Therrien Boulevard and du Tremblay Road.

Police say the child died at the scene as confirmed by first responders. The victim was initially identified by police as a woman in her 20s.

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The bus driver was taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

The case is being treated as an accident by police.

The area was blocked off to traffic.

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