Tributes have been paid to a five-year-old who died after being hit by a bus in Glasgow’s southside.
The incident occurred on Calder Street in Govanhill at around 5.40pm on Tuesday near the Hickman Street junction and involved a single-deck bus which struck two children.
Ayan Khan Nooreen was treated at the scene by paramedics but was pronounced dead a short time later.
A nine-year-old girl was also taken to hospital.
Floral tributes, messages and teddy bears have been seen at the gates of Holy Cross Primary School which is near the scene of the crash.
The school’s headteacher, Claire Gray, paid tribute to the “quirky wee personality” who had an “infectious smile”.
She said: “We are in shock from the news and trying to support our school community in whichever way we need to.
“Ayan had a quirky wee personality with an infectious smile who loved to chat and always had something to say or let you know about.
“These are tragic and deeply upsetting circumstances and our condolences are with Ayan’s family and friends at this sad time.”
The school had also tweeted an image of flowers at the gates from staff and pupils with a note which read “Praying for Ayan”.
Sergeant Nick Twigg said: “Our thoughts are with Ayan’s family and everyone affected by this tragic incident.
“Our enquiries to establish the full circumstances remain ongoing and I would urge anyone who may have information but hasn’t yet spoken to us to come forward.
“In addition, if you have dashcam that could help with our crash investigation then please contact us.”
Anyone who can assist is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2648 of Tuesday, April 4, 2023.
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