Updated: Thursday, 21st November 2019 @ 1:30pm

Man trapped under tram after jumping in front of Manchester metrolink – Bury line closed

Man trapped under tram after jumping in front of Manchester metrolink – Bury line closed

By Dean Wilkins

A man is in a critical condition after jumping in front of a Manchester metrolink tram and being trapped between the carriage and track.

At around 10.30am today, police were called to Radcliffe metrolink after a man was seen leaping in front of the tram on the Bury line.

On arrival, officers discovered a man was trapped underneath and delays are in place as investigations continue.

He has been taken to hospital where his condition is described as critical.

Inquiries are ongoing and the metrolink going into Manchester from Radcliffe has been temporarily closed.

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