Stoke & Staffordshire

Pedestrian hit by bus in Stoke-on-Trent dies

A 73-year-old pedestrian has died after being struck by a bus in Stoke-on-Trent.

The woman, named by police as Barbara Craig, from Birches Head, suffered severe head injuries in Bucknall New Road at about 16:00 BST on Wednesday.

She was taken by ambulance to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

Ms Craig died in hospital late on Wednesday night after failing to regain consciousness, officers said.

Staffordshire Police said an investigation was underway to establish what happened and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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