Elderly pedestrian dies in hospital after being hit by a bus in Newcastle city centre



A pensioner who was hit by a bus in Newcastle city centre has died in hospital.
The pedestrian who was hit on John Dobson Street has now been named as 78-year-old Pauline Howell from Newcastle.
Mrs Howell suffered fatal injuries when she was hit by a Stagecoach bus near to Newcastle City Library at around 12.30pm on Monday.
She was taken to the Major Trauma Unit at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle but Northumbria Police confirmed that she had died on Tuesday.
Members of the public rushed to help Mrs Howell after she was struck by the number 31 service to Montagu Estate.
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6 February 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 63
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