Inquest into death of 10-year-old to open

Alexis French

Alexis French

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An inquest into the death of a 10-year-old girl will be opened this morning (Tuesday).

Alexis French died and two members of her family were in a critical condition after a crash in October.

A bus travelling from Castletown towards Port Erin and a silver BMW coming in the opposite direction were involved in a collision on the main Castletown to Port Erin road near its junction with the Ballakaighen straight at about 3.40pm on October 5.

Alexis was travelling in the BMW car with her parents and younger brother.

She was pronounced dead at the hospital at 4.26pm having been rushed there by ambulance from the scene.

Alexis was a year six student at Ballaugh Primary School.

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