/ A man has gone to hospital after collision with a tram

Officers are investigating a collision involving a tram and a pedestrian this morning.
At around 6.20am today, Sunday 12 February 2017, police were called to Monsall Metrolink stop to reports of a collision involving a tram and a pedestrian.
Emergency services attended and a 25-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.
Officers are appealing for information and advising people to avoid the area.
Chief Inspector Gareth Parkin of GMP’s City of Manchester Team, said: “Thanks to the rapid response of the emergency services this morning, the man is currently receiving treatment in hospital for his injuries.
“If anyone witnessed the collision or has any information about it, please contact police.
“I’d like to thank people for their patience as we carry out our enquiries. There are currently closures in place that are affecting the running of the trams between Manchester and Rochdale and I’d advise anyone planning to travel today to check whether their journey is affected.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 0578 of 12/02/17 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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