By Foibe Paavo
Walvis Bay, Aug. 9 — A 9-year-old grade 1 learner at High Hopes Primary School, has died after she was hit by a bus while she was crossing the road at Okakarara Street, Kuisebmond on her way home from school’s afternoon classes at around 17:30 on Monday.
It is alleged that a bus with a Walvis Bay registration number belonging to one of the fishing companies, driven by an adult man, was travelling from the Western to Eastern direction to drop off employees when it bumped the little girl, who’s now deceased.
According to the Erongo Police, Peendohamba Ruben (deceased) sustained serious injuries and passed away at the scene.
Her body was transported to Walvis Bay Police mortuary for postmortem examination to determine the cause of death.
Next of kin were informed.
Meanwhile, no arrest has been made yet, pending the finalization of the investigation.