Manchester

Man hit by van in Swinton dies

Worsley Road, Swinton Image copyright Google
Image caption Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

An 86-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a van in Greater Manchester.

He suffered head, chest and spine injuries when he was run over on Worsley Road in Swinton, near the Cock and Swine pub, at about 19:30 BST on Saturday, police said.

The man was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for anyone who saw what happened to contact the force.

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