France, Paris: A 12 year old Sri Lankan Tamil boy was crushed to death by a oncoming truck in Paris. The youngster, named Vikaash Rasakumar, was struck down at roughly 07.30am on Wednesday.
According to report, the 12 year old boy was walking with his friends to join the tram to go to school and as he went to cross the road the truck hit him before he could make it across. Report also states that the boy suffered multiple injuries and died instantly after the collision.
The driver of the truck, in shock, “unable to get a word out,” according to one witness, was taken to hospital. An investigation into the collision is under way.