Manchester

Astley Bridge bus crash: Passenger killed

Bus stop in Bolton
Image caption Roads in the area were closed for six hours while police investigated

A bus passenger was killed in Bolton when he was hit by the vehicle in which he had been travelling.

Greater Manchester Police said the accident happened on Athlone Avenue, Astley Bridge, on Friday afternoon.

Delroy Finney, 46, from Bolton, died of his injuries at the scene.

Sgt Lee Westhead from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "Officers are now investigating the events surrounding Mr Finney's death."

Roads in the area were closed for six hours while police investigated. They have now been reopened.

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