Baby left on school bus dies in China

A two-year-old Chinese boy died on a school bus due to the alleged negligence of a person responsible for attending the Kindergarten children.

PTI| Updated: Oct 15, 2013, 19:18 PM IST

Beijing: A two-year-old Chinese boy died on a school bus due to the alleged negligence of a person responsible for attending the Kindergarten children.

The boy was left unattended on the bus for more than half a day in central China`s Hubei Province and found in coma in the afternoon, authorities said today.

He was sent to a hospital where he later died.

Police have detained two suspects, surnamed Wang and Hu, for negligence of duty and causing the death of the boy.

Wang was the bus driver for a Kindergarten in Shizi Township, while Hu was in charge of taking care of all the infants on the bus.

Yesterday, the bus was obstructed by some construction materials at the entrance of the street of the kindergarten. The children got off the bus and Hu walked them to the school, according to an initial investigation.

The driver Wang then parked the bus at a nearby Internet cafe, took his breakfast and went home.

Wang found the boy on the bus in the afternoon when he was getting ready to pick up the children at the kindergarten, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Police are still investigating the case.