Man dies after being hit by a tram in Oldham

Date published: 17 January 2020

The incident happened near to the Shaw and Crompton Metrolink stop just before 6am this morning (17th January).

Emergency services attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation is currently taking place- a section of the Rochdale via Oldham line is blocked.

There are no tram services running between Oldham Mumps and Rochdale Town Centre- this is also affecting lines into Manchester City Centre.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 395 of 17/01/2020, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Do you have a story for us? Want to tell us about something going on in and around Oldham? Let us know by emailing , calling our Oldham-based newsroom on 0161 633 2121 , tweeting us @oldhamchronicle or messaging us through our Facebook page. All contact will be treated in confidence.