Falcon College mourns the tragic loss of student in bus accident

Falcon College has been plunged into mourning following the tragic death of a student in a bus accident on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Aidan O’Donovan an upper sixth form student.

The school bus overturned along the Bulawayo-Esigodini Road while carrying members of the school’s rugby team returning to the school from a rugby match in Harare.

“There are no adequate words at a time like this,” said Phillip Whaley, Chairman of the Board of Governors, in a statement sent to parents. “We are all deeply affected.”

Three other students were injured in the accident. One, Bradley Wentzel, sustained a broken arm and is currently receiving treatment at the Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo. Other students and staff members are also being treated for minor injuries.

“We have chartered a flight for Aidan and Lana’s parents, and they are en route to Bulawayo now. Please keep the O’Donovan family, and everyone who loved Aidan in your thoughts during this incredibly difficult time,” added Whaley.

“We appreciate that many of you will want to send condolences and messages to Mr Kirkman and the O’Donovan family. You are welcome to channel these through and while the family and Headmaster deal with this tragedy”.

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