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Onlookers lift bus off trapped man in Winchester

Middle Brook Street Image copyright Peter V. Facey
Image caption The single-decker bus hit the pedestrian near the corner of Silver Hill and Middle Brook Street on Monday

Onlookers worked together to lift a bus which was on top of a man in a city centre.

Police said about 30 people raised the single-decker vehicle in Winchester on Monday.

The park and ride bus hit the pedestrian near the corner of Silver Hill and Middle Brook Street at about 16:50 GMT.

The local man, aged in his late forties, is being treated in hospital for life-threatening injuries

The bus operator, Stagecoach South, said it was investigating the circumstances of the collision.

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