Stoke & Staffordshire

Man dies after being hit by car on A500 at Porthill

A 19-year-old man died when he was hit by a car on a dual carriageway in Staffordshire.

Emergency services were called to the A500 at Porthill about 18:30 BST on Thursday after reports the man had been hit by a Toyota Land Cruiser. He was confirmed dead at the scene.

A family from Derbyshire, who were in the vehicle, were taken to hospital and treated for shock, police said.

Anyone who saw the crash or the man has been urged to contact police.

He was wearing a grey hooded top and blue tracksuit bottoms at the time of the incident.

"The man's family have been informed of his death and specialist officers are supporting them at this difficult time," a police spokeswoman said.

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