Pedes­trian suf­fers head in­jury in bus col­li­sion

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

A WOMAN suf­fered a head in­jury af­ter she was hit by a bus in the city cen­tre.

The woman was struck by the ve­hi­cle on West Mosley Street at the junc­tion with Princess Street, near the town hall, at about 2pm on Thurs­day.

Paramedics rushed to the scene to treat the woman, who suf­fered a mi­nor head in­jury.

An on­looker who saw the af­ter­math of the col­li­sion said: “I was stand­ing on the cor­ner of Princess Street and West Mosley Street and the bus was head­ing to­wards Deans­gate, past the town hall.

“I saw the bus at the traf­fic lights and a woman who had been hit was on the floor.

“She was be­ing looked af­ter by the paramedics and it looked as though they were wait­ing for an am­bu­lance. She had a neck brace on and they were care­fully mov­ing her out of the road to al­low traf­fic to carry on.

“There was a tail­back of buses along Princess Street.

“It looked quite bad, I hope she is OK.”

A GMP spokesman said: “We were called at 2pm to West Mosley Street to re­ports of a col­li­sion in­volv­ing a bus and a pedes­trian. Paramedics and po­lice at­tended the scene.

“The woman did not ap­pear to be badly in­jured. She suf­fered a mi­nor head in­jury.

“The bus was left block­ing the tram­line.”

No ar­rests have been made and the bus driver stopped at the scene.

Any­one with fur­ther in­for­ma­tion can call po­lice on 101.

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