Manchester bus crash: Woman dead and two injured after double decker hits pedestrians at shelter

Officers are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to get in touch

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A woman has died and two other pedestrians have been injured after being hit by a bus in Manchester.

The double decker bus crashed into pedestrians at a bus stop in the Piccadilly area of the city centre, a spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said.

One woman in her 50s died and another woman, also in her 50s, is in hospital with serious injuries following the collision.

A man in his 60s received treatment for minor injuries.

A woman has died after a bus crashed into pedestrians in Manchester
A woman has died after a bus crashed into pedestrians in Manchester

The bus driver remained at the scene to assist officers with their enquiries, the force spokesman said.

A police statement said: "At around 9.25pm on Sunday July 10 2022, we received a report of a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrians in the Piccadilly area.

"Officers attended and established that a double decker bus had collided with three pedestrians between stops C and D.

"One pedestrian, a woman in her 50s, sadly died. Another woman in her 50s remains in hospital with serious injuries. A man in his 60s received treatment for minor injuries.

"The bus driver remained at the scene and assisted officers with their enquiries.

"Investigators are particularly interested in hearing from anyone with dash or helmet cam footage of the collision or from Piccadilly in the minutes beforehand.

"Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741. Information can also be shared anonymously via the independent charity – Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."