ITN anchorman Alistair Stewart and Caroline Whitmore will cover the aftermath of the Coronation Street disaster in a series of online news flashes.

Coronation Street fans should head to itv.com/coronationstreet” for epecially scripted news flashes as Caroline talks to residents immediately after the explosion and tram crash.

The ‘Tram Crash News Flash’ bulletins will break every night online after the programme has screened on ITV1 and will be an extension to the unveiled action as seen on screen that same evening.

ITV.com editor Ben Freeman said: “We’re working with the script writers, cast and crew on this and we’re sure fans will love getting deeper insight into storylines and characters in new and exciting ways.”

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