School girl killed after crash involving minibus and bin lorry named | Central


A 14-year-old girl who died after a minibus carry school pupils on a field trip collided with a bin lorry has been named locally as Holly Brown.

Holly was on a bus carrying 21 students from John Taylor High School in Staffordshire when it crashed on the A38 Kingsbury Road in Castle Vale, Birmingham.

A second teenage girl was taken to hospital with minor injuries while others were treated at the roadside.

Tributes have been paid to Holly, with one person writing on social media: “Absolutely heartbroken for Holly Brown. To her family and friends, know that pupils from John Taylor, past and present are devastated RIP”

West Midlands Police said the bus was also carrying four adults – the driver and three teachers.

No arrests have been made, however police said that both drivers were assisting with the “detailed and thorough” investigation.


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