Man killed in shop bus crash named.POLICE yesterday named the man who was killed on Monday when a bus crashed into a betting shop betting shop
(in Britain) a licensed bookmaker's premises not on a racecourse
Noun 1. betting shop - a licensed bookmaker's shop that is not at the race track in Dukinfield, Greater Manchester.
Alan Humphries, 60, died when a single-decker Stagecoach stagecoach, heavy, closed vehicle on wheels, usually drawn by horses, formerly used to transport passengers and goods overland. Throughout the Middle Ages and until about the end of the 18th cent. bus clipped the corner of The Lodge pub while turning into Lodge Lane from Cheetham Hill Road, mounted the kerb and embedded itself in a William Hill shop, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service told the Manchester Evening News The Manchester Evening News is an English daily newspaper published each week day evening and on Saturdays. It is distributed in Manchester and surrounding areas. It sells around 115,000 copies per day .
Humphries, from Lodge Close in Dukinfield, has so far been the only reported casualty of the incident.
"We do not believe that anyone else is involved and we are attempting to stabilise the building," the fire service spokesman added.
"Search dogs were sent in to locate the body. The building has a basement and we had to make it safe due to the weight of the bus. It is too early to establish just what has happened."
While all William Hill staff were yesterday accounted for, a spokesman for the firm said: "It's terribly, terribly sad and our thoughts go out to Mr Humphries's grieving family."