Woman, 63, killed after being hit by bus in Cardiff city centre

A 63-year-old woman has died after being hit by a bus in Cardiff city centre.

The crash happened shortly before midday on Saturday 28 May.

Despite the best efforts of members of the public, ambulance staff and Heli-Med consultants, the female pedestrian from the Adamsdown area of Cardiff died at the scene.

The woman's next of kin have been informed. Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Sergeant Craig Wood from South Wales Police’s Roads Policing Unit, said:  “We want to thank those members of the public who assisted us at the scene and would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have any dash-cam footage of the incident.

"The road was closed for several hours while we investigated the collision and I want to thank motorists for their patience and understanding during this time.”

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to an incident in Queen Street, Cardiff involving a bus and a pedestrian shortly before 12pm today.

"We were supported on scene by an Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS) road team."