A man has died after being hit by a tram in Greater Manchester

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 14th January 2023

A man has died after a fatal collision with a tram in Wythenshawe.

The 29-year-old pedestrian was hit by the tram on Poundswick Lane on Friday evening and tragically died.

A huge police presence attended the incident at around 8.25pm.

The driver of the Metrolink tram stayed at the scene to assist officer enquiries.

Sadly, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services.

Wythenshawe tram lines where a man died.

In a statement yesterday, Greater Manchester Police said: “At around 8:25pm this evening (Friday 13 January 2023), officers were called to reports of a collision involving a tram and a pedestrian.

“Sadly when emergency services attended the scene, the 29-year-old male pedestrian had passed away.


“The driver remained at the scene to assist officers enquiries. A scene will remain in place.”

Last night, Metrolink updated passengers that services were disrupted due to a medical emergency, but are operating as normal today.

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