Essex

Man hit by bus in Colchester dies in hospital

Hythe Hill, Colchester Image copyright John S Turner/Geograph
Image caption The man was on Hythe Hill when he was hit by the bus

A man has died in hospital two days after he was hit by a bus, Essex Police have said.

The accident happened at about 10:00 GMT on Wednesday on Hythe Hill in Colchester.

The man, who was 39 and from Frinton-on-Sea, was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where he died of his injuries on Friday.

Police said the bus, which was operated by First, was carrying a few passengers at the time of the crash.

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