A 13-year-old student was hit by a 4×4 when she was riding a bicycle trying to overtake a bus. The road accident occurred at around 17h00 yesterday, September 8, at Vallée-des-Prêtres. The girl who is now in a coma has been placed under artificial respiration.
L’Express.mu reporta that the teenager was in uniform, and was riding behind a bus. At one point, when she tried to overtake the latter, she was hit by a vehicle coming from the opposite direction.
She was severely injured, specially at the head. She was immediately transported to the Dr. A. G. Jeetoo hospital before being transferred to the ICU of another hospital located in the north of the island.