Varkala: A three-and-a half-year-old child died after she was overran by a bus below which she had entered leaving her mother's hand. Both had just alighted from the bus.
Akshaya, daughter of Manish and Anju of Kakkoluvila house in Kappil, Edava, crept under the bus from its left side and was crushed by the tyre on the right side.
The driver had no idea that the child, who got out with her mother, was under the bus. The tragedy occurred at 10am Tuesday.
Anju and Akshaya were coming from the mother's house at Kappil and were headed for Manish's house at Kattuvila. They had alighted at the Cashew Office Junction.
Akshaya has a brother, Akshay. The father is a construction worker.