One dead after double decker crashes into group of pedestrians in Manchester

Metro UK

A woman in her 50s has died and two others are injured after being hit by a double decker bus in Manchester.

The group was at a bus stop in the Piccadilly area of the city centre when tragedy struck on Sunday night.

A woman, also in her 50s, is in hospital with serious injuries following the collision.

A man in his 60s was treated for minor injuries shortly after 9.30pm.

One eyewitness told the Manchester Evening News: ‘I just saw the bus suddenly mount the kerb and crash into the bus stop. 

‘There were hundreds of people standing around trying to help. The police were here within minutes.’

The bus driver remained at the scene to help officers as an investigation was launched…


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