Elderly woman injured on Preston bus last week dies

An 85-year-old woman who fell over on a bus in Preston last week has died.

The woman had been travelling on a bus on Sharoe Green Lane around 1.30pm on Wednesday June 3rd.

It's thought she fell over backwards, striking her head on a step at the back of the bus when it re-started after giving way at a zebra crossing.

She died during the early hours of the morning at Royal Preston Hospital.

Police are still trying to locate witnesses who were travelling on the bus when the woman was injured.

Anyone with information can call contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting incident reference 731 of June 3rd.