Sunderland Boy Killed In Crash

25 November 2013, 05:08

12 year old Matthew Hayes was killed when he was hit by a bus in Sunderland.

His parents have thanked the people who tried to save him.

The schoolboy, who's from Moorside, was hit in Ryhope Street South near the Adsa supermarket at 3:25pm on Friday (22nd November). 

He died at the scene.

Matthew was a pupil in year 8 at the Venerable Bede Church of England Academy.

He was on his way home from school at the time.

Family Statement

In a statement, Matthew's parents said:

"We would like to thank all the people who tried to save Matthew's life on Friday.

We know there were a lot of people at the scene, including Matthew's schoolfriends, members of the public and all the emergency services.

We know everyone did their best to try and save Matthew."


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