Man hit by Manchester tram is critically injured

Trams at Piccadilly Gardens
Image caption The man was struck by a tram in Piccadilly Gardens early on Sunday

A man has been critically injured when he was hit by a tram in Manchester city centre.

The 67-year-old was struck by the tram in Piccadilly Gardens at about 0015 BST on Sunday.

Metrolink services were stopped to allow police officers to carry out investigations at the scene.

A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police appealed to any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact the force.

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