Bolton: Cyclist hit by bus on Vernon Street/Prince Street junction

A bike owner has been hit by a bus in Bolton city centre this afternoon, Friday.

The incident happened at the junction amongst Vernon Road and Prince Road ar all-around 1.40pm.

Larger Manchester Police officers have described the collision as a “significant incident”.

A drive spokesperson has stated: “At roughly 1.40pm today, Friday, officers ended up named to reports of a street targeted traffic collision between a cyclist and a bus on Vernon Street in Bolton.

“A scene is in location at Vernon Avenue and Prince Road and highway closures are in position.

“The investigation is ongoing.”

Motorists in the location are staying suggested to select and alternate route as “crisis services will be on scene for the foreseeable long run”.

A spokesperson from Greater Manchester Hearth and Rescue Provider included: ”

“Just just after 2pm this afternoon, Friday December 30, the Technical Response Unit from Leigh was known as to reviews of a street traffic collision involving a bus on Vernon Street, Bolton.

“The crew arrived rapidly at scene and worked to make the area safe. A person person was taken to the healthcare facility by colleagues from the North West Ambulance Support.

“Firefighters ended up in attendance for all-around an hour.”

North West Ambulance Support verified that they took one man or woman to healthcare facility.

A spokesperson included: “We took a simply call at 13:40 to Vernon Road and we despatched an ambulance and quick response car or truck to the scene of an street targeted traffic collision involving a automobile and a bicycle owner.”

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