Manchester

Elderly man struck by van in Stockport dies

An 87-year-old man has died from his injuries after he was struck by a van in Greater Manchester.

Alexander Fantom was on Lancashire Hill in Stockport when he was struck at the junction with Great Egerton Street on Monday afternoon.

He was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital just after the collision, at about 16:10 BST, but later died.

Greater Manchester Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.

Mr Fanton was from the Stockport area, police said.

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