A MAN has died after being hit by a bus in the centre of Stockton on Saturday night.

Police are now appealing for witnesses after the man, in his 30s, died after being struck by the bus on Victoria Bridge, not far from Burger King, at about 11.20pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

An investigation has begun into the incident, and officers are appealing for witnesses or any passengers on the bus who have not spoken to police to come forward.

  • Passengers and anyone with information are asked to call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 172022.