Children hit by truck after getting off bus

A four-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl have been hit by a truck after getting off a bus in Perth.

It’s understood the youngsters were crossing Dalbot Road in Swan View when they were struck just after 4.00pm on Tuesday.

“They crossed the road in front of the stationary bus. At the same time an Isuzu Truck was passing and collided with the two children,” Western Australia Police said in a statement.


The children were rushed to Midland Hospital for treatment.

The girl remains in Midland Hospital, however the young boy has since been transferred to the Perth Children’s Hospital.

The truck driver is assisting police with investigations.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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