Manchester

Woman struck by bus in Platt Bridge dies

A woman died after she was knocked down by a bus in Greater Manchester.

The woman, who is believed to be in her early 30s, was struck by the bus on Platt Street in Platt Bridge, Wigan, just before 08:45 BST.

Greater Manchester Police said emergency services were called but she died at the scene.

The bus driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact police.

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