Manchester

Woman hit by bus in Salford dies

East Lancashire Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The collision happened on East Lancashire Road close to junction with Enfield Road

A woman has died after being hit by a bus in Greater Manchester.

Police were called to East Lancashire Road in Salford shortly after 18:10 BST to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a bus.

Officers found a woman believed to be in her 70s with very serious injuries. She was taken to hospital where she died at about 19:40.

Police, who are appealing for witnesses, said officers were providing the woman's family with support.

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