Manchester

Teenager arrested after car hits elderly man in Gorton

A teenager has been arrested after an elderly man was hit by a car and died in Manchester.

The accident happened at 2250 BST on Sunday on Hyde Road in Gorton and involved a Suzuki Wagon.

Gerrard Thomas Hardy, 78, also of Hyde Road, Gorton, was taken to hospital with serious injuries but died a short time later.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and is being questioned by police.