A woman has died and two others have been injured after a bus crashed into pedestrians in Manchester.

A double-decker bus crashed into pedestrians at a bus stop in the Piccadilly area of the city centre, Greater Manchester Police said.

A woman in her 50s died at the scene following the collision, while another woman, also in her 50s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The force added that a man in his 60s received treatment for minor injuries.

The bus driver remained at the scene to assist officers with their inquiries.

Police are appealing for anyone with dash or helmet-cam footage of the collision, or the area in the minutes before the crash, to get in touch.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.