Man Killed By Tram In Manchester City Centre

12 January 2014, 05:37

A man's been killed when he was hit by a tram in Manchester city centre.

The man, who has yet to be identified, was knocked down outside Debenhams in Market Place at around 6.15pm.

Fans trying to get home from Old Trafford after Manchester United's match with Swansea were advised to avoid the city centre in the aftermath of the incident.

The tram network was temporarily closed while emergency services dealt with the scene.

The rail network was working as normal so people were advised to use trains if possible.