75-year-old man dies after bus accident near Piccadilly Gardens

  • Pensioner dies after accident involving National Express coach collision near Piccadilly Gardens 
  • Elderly man died of his injuries in hospital the next day

An elderly man died after being hit by a coach near Manchester Piccadilly and died of his injuries in hospital the next day.

The 75 year old was in collision with a National Express coach near Piccadilly Gardens at 1.30pm.

The man was treated by paramedics at the scene in Lever Street before being taken to hospital, suffering from a head injury.

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Ambulance services in Piccadilly

Oldham Street and Dale Street were closed for three hours while police carried out an investigation.

PC Philip Shaw said:  “We are doing all we can to piece together the circumstances that led to the incident.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 4741 quoting incident number 1032 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.