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

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 6th December 2021

A man has sadly died after being hit by a tram late on Sunday evening.

Emergency services were called to Deansgate-Castlefield tram station to reports of a collision involving a tram and a pedestrian.

The victim, an adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are now appealing for information following the incident, which took place shortly after 11.10pm last night.

Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.


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Sergeant Matthew Waggett, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This was a tragic incident and enquiries are ongoing to establish what happened in the moments leading up to the collision, and to fully understand how this collision occurred.


“We would ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have been on the Metrolink platforms at Deansgate-Castlefield in the moments leading up to the incident to please get in touch with police as soon as possible.

“You can report this to us online at quoting log 3221 of 5/11/2021, or by contacting the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.”

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