AN inquest has been opened into the death of a man who died after apparently being dragged under a bus.

Delroy Finney, aged 46, died after the incident involving an Arriva 534 bus. He is believed to have tripped after getting off the bus.

The incident happened on Friday, May 9. Mr Finney, of Oldhams Terrace, Astley Bridge, was described by neighbours as being “quiet and no trouble”.

The crash scene was closed off for six hours.

An inquest was opened and adjourned at Bolton Coroners Court on Thursday.