Pensioner died crossing road

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AN ELDERLY man has died after being struck by a car as he crossed a road in Barnsley.

The 76-year-old local man was trying to cross Pogmoor Road, Pogmoor, when he was hit by a Mercedes E280 travelling towards Dodworth Road.

The OAP broke both his legs and suffered fatal head injuries in the smash.

Police said the collision happened 10 yards from the junction with Wade Street, at 5.45pm on Monday.

Witnesses or anyone in Pogmoor at the time of the incident should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.