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Man dies after being struck by double decker bus

The pedestrian was hit by the vehicle on Battlefield Road in Glasgow on Wednesday.

Bus: A double decker was involved in the incident.
Bus: A double decker was involved in the incident.

A man has died after being hit by a bus in Glasgow.

The pedestrian was struck by the vehicle on Battlefield Road at the junction with Brisbane Street around 10am on Wednesday.

Police have launched an appeal urging anyone driving in the area at the time to contact officers.

Sergeant Roy McCarney said: “The man’s next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are very much with them and his friends at this tragic time.

“We are carrying out investigations into the incident and we would like to speak to anyone who was on the bus and left the scene prior to police arrival.

“I would appeal to motorists who were driving in the area to get in touch, they may have dash cam footage which could assist us.”

If you have any information or dash cam footage contact police on 101.


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