Woman hit by bus dies

Police at the scene of the fatal bus accident

Police at the scene of the fatal bus accident

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A WOMAN has died following a road traffic collision in Platt Bridge, Wigan.

Shortly before 8.45am this morning (Friday), October 5, police were called to the Platt Street following reports of a collision between a bus and a pedestrian.

Emergency services attended and a woman, believed to be in her early 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Part of Platt Street has been closed while the incident is dealt with.

The driver of the bus has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Witnesses are asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.