Man dead after bus accident in Sowerby Bridge

A 20-year-old man has died after being hit by a bus in Sowerby Bridge.

By sarah fitton
Sunday, 5th June 2022, 9:45 am

Police were called to the accident on Burnley Road at 5.09pm yesterday (Friday).

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The bus driver was arrested on suspicion of drug driving. He has been released under investigation.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for anyone who saw what happened or may have dashcam footage to get in touch.

Information can be given via quoting log 1282 of 3 June or by calling 101.

Burnley Road was shut both ways at its junction with Tuel Lane for several hours last night. It is now open again.