Toddler killed by bus

Johannesburg - A 3-year-old girl died after being hit by a bus near a bus depot in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, on Monday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 paramedics who responded to the scene tried to resuscitate her.

"[She] was placed on a ventilator and resuscitation continued for an extended period," said spokesperson Chris Botha.

"Tragically the child died at the scene due to the extensive injuries that she sustained."

Police would investigate the cause of the accident.