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Elderly woman dies from head injury after bus forced to brake

Written by on 23/02/2020

An elderly bus passenger who suffered a serious head injury after the vehicle was forced to brake has died.

The woman was on an Arriva bus in Borough Road, St Helens, at about 1.10pm on Saturday when it is thought a white van stopped suddenly in front of it.

It led the bus driver to brake sharply.

The pensioner was taken to hospital where she passed away, Merseyside Police said.

Her next of kin have been informed.

The van did not stop at the scene but the driver has since been traced, officers added.

Anyone who saw the incident is asked to DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747, quoting log 438 of 22 February

 Sky News

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