A four-year-old boy was crushed to death after he came under the wheel of a private school bus at BN Reddy Nagar in Cherlapally on Friday.

The boy, K.Pranay, a resident of BN Reddy Nagar had come to see off his elder brother and sister to school along with his grandmother when the mishap occurred.According to the police, Pranay and his grandmother, Lakshmi came on to the road at the school bus pickup point to see off his siblings as usual.

The police said while his grandmother was ensuring his elder siblings got a place to sit in the bus, Pranay inadvertently came in front of the vehicle. “As the children got inside, the driver who missed to notice Pranay moved the school bus and the boy was crushed to death,” said a police official.