Passers-by try to save woman’s life by lifting bus off her after horror crash

A large number of passers-by desperately tried to help save the life of a woman after a bus crash at the weekend.

They rushed to the scene to try and lift a vehicle off the victim who was in her 30s.

People tried to lift the Stagecoach vehicle to get the trapped woman out.

Sadly, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene in Smithdown Road, Liverpool, on Saturday evening at around 7.20pm, the Liverpool Echo reports.

People shouted “heave” as they make a collective effort to try and save the woman.

Friends of the victim said she was married and had a child.

Leanne Kelly said: “Something needs [to be] done on that road ASAP, too many people getting killed and right outside a school where kids cross daily too.

“No person should have to go through anything like this.

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“Thinking of all people at this situation, devastated for them all.”

Road closures were put in place as police, fire crews and paramedics rushed to the scene, near the junction with Greenleaf Street.

Officers have appealed to anyone who witnessed the incident or may have dashcam footage.

A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: “We can confirm an investigation is underway following a fatal collision in Liverpool this evening, Saturday, 3 April.

“At around 7.20pm, officers were called to Smithdown Road near the junction with Greenleaf Street following reports of a collision involving a bus and a pedestrian.

“The pedestrian, a woman in her 30s, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers at this time.”

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