Cannington fatal road crash victim named as Myles Atherton

An 80-year-old man who died after being knocked down by a car in Somerset has been named by police.

Myles Atherton was hit by the vehicle in Brook Street in Cannington at about 07:15 GMT on 19 November. He died in Southmead Hospital on Thursday.

His family said he was "a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be sadly missed".

Avon and Somerset Police are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to contact them.

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