Blackpool woman hit by tram as she is rushed to hospital

The woman in her 50s was taken to hospital by North West Ambulance Service

A woman has been taken to hospital after being hit by a tram in Blackpool.

The incident occurred shortly before 12pm today (June 6) outside the Miner’s Hotel on Queen’s Promenade. The woman in her 50’s has been taken to hospital.

All trams are currently suspended until further notice. It is currently not known if the woman was badly injured, only that she has been taken to hospital by North West Ambulance Service.

Blackpool Transport said: “Due to an accident at Lowther Avenue all trams have been suspended until further notice. We’re running extra buses on the service 1 which unaffected. Please try and make alternative travel plans and allow extra time for your journey. We’ll update with more info when we can.”

A spokesperson for Lancashire Constabulary said: “We were called at shortly before midday to a report of a collision between a woman and a tram on Queen’s Promenade in Bispham.

Emergency services attended and the woman, aged in her 50s, was taken by ambulance to hospital. Enquiries are ongoing.”

  • 14:31, 6 JUN 2022

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