Tragedy as man dies after falling and hitting his head while on board bus

A 90-year-old man has tragically died after falling and hitting his head while on board a bus. The man was on board the service in Chorley, Lancashire, on March 26.

Shortly after 10am, as the bus travelled down Pall Mall, the man fell over and sustained head injuries. He was taken to hospital and died two weeks later, on April 10.

Lancashire Police are now appealing for witnesses after the fatal incident amid ongoing investigations. Anyone with information is being urged to contact the force.

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Sgt Craig Booth from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "Our thoughts are very much with his family and loved ones at this distressing time. We are appealing for any witnesses to the man’s fall to come forward.

"Also, if anyone has dashcam or CCTV footage from the area on the morning of the incident, we ask them to contact us as soon as possible."

Please contact 101 – log 0502 of 12th April 2024 – or email