Man dies following Shudehill collision
Date published: 11 July 2018
A pedestrian collided with a stationary coach in central Manchester
A man has died following a collision in Manchester city centre.
Shortly before 5pm on Monday (July 9), a blue Van Hool Astromega Coach was parked at Shudehill Interchange as passengers boarded the vehicle.
A short time later, a pedestrian collided with the stationary coach.
The pedestrian, a 70-year-old man, was taken to hospital where he later died.
No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.
Police Constable Dermot Murray, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “A man has sadly died following this tragic incident and our thoughts remain with his family at this awful time.
“We have launched an investigation and are working to establish the exact circumstances that led to the man colliding with the coach.
“It happened at a busy time of day and passengers were boarding the coach prior to this incident.
"I would appeal to anyone who may have seen the man entering the bus station or witnessed this incident to please get in touch.”
Anyone with any information or dashcam footage should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting reference number 2238 of 09/07/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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