Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Sheffield man dies after being hit by police car

Flowers at scene of pensioner's death
Image caption Flowers have been left at the scene of the collision

A man has died after being hit by a marked police car in Sheffield.

The 70-year-old, who has not been named, was hit by the Astra on Penistone Road at its junction with Bradfield Road at 18:20 GMT on Saturday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and South Yorkshire Police said an investigation into the circumstances of the collision was under way.

The force said it offered its sincere condolences to the man's family.

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