Officers launch investigation following a fatal collision in Bolton
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At approximately 13:40pm today (Friday 30 December 2022) officers were called to reports of a road traffic collision between a cyclist and a bus on Vernon Street in Bolton.
The cyclist, an 11-year-old boy, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
No arrests have been made at this time and the driver of the bus is assisting officers with their enquiries
A scene remains in place at Vernon Street and Prince Street whilst officers carry out their investigation.
Officers are now appealing to members of the public - particularly passengers who were on the bus in question - to please make contact. If you have any information about this incident - or footage - please call 0161 856 4741 or 0161 856 8802 quoting incident number 1473 of 30.12.22.
You can also make a report via www.gmp.police.uk or through the independent charity Crimestoppers - anonymously – on 0800 555 111.