A 77 year old man has died after being hit by a car in a pub car park in Hyde last night

A 28-year-old man driving an Orange Ford transit was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drug driving and causing death by careless driving. He has since been released under investigation.

The incident happened at the entrance to the car park of Harehill Tavern off Underwood Road just after 10.00pm

Enquiries are ongoing.

Police Constable Andrew Sheldrick, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are very much with this man’s family as they try and come to terms with what happened and it’s very important that we establish what led to this incident.

“A man has been released under investigation after being questioned by officers today but enquiries are very much ongoing.

“If you witnessed this collision of have any CCTV or dash-cam footage, please get in touch as soon as possible. Even the smallest piece of information could really help us piece together the circumstances surrounding this incident.”


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