The grieving family of a retired lorry driver who died after being struck by doors at a Sheffield health centre have criticised the outcome of an inquest into his death.
Terence Birks was hit by a set of automatic doors at Darnall Health Centre in April last year, sending him crashing to the floor and shattering his hip.
The 77-year-old, of Spofforth Road, Darnall, never recovered from his injuries and died three weeks later at Northern General Hospital after having a heart attack.
A three-day inquest into his death closed at Sheffield Coroner's Court on Wednesday afternoon, with jurors concluding the lack of regular safety checks did not contribute 'significantly' to his death.
The jury also found that neither the location of safety sensors nor the speed at which the doors were programmed to open and close had played a significant role in his death.
They gave the cause of death as 'frailty syndrome' and 'osteoporotic fracture', with a heart attack and dementia both contributing factors.
Susan Birks, his widow, broke down in tears as the jury read out its conclusions, and outside the court Terence's son Stephen Birks and daughter Jackie Clover spoke of their disappointment at the jury's decision.
"I don't understand how they came to that conclusion. The doors hit him with such force he smashed his hip into four pieces. It didn't just break. It smashed," said Jackie.
"It's too late for my dad but we want to stop this happening to anyone else."
Ms Clover also paid tribute to her late father, saying: "He was such a happy-go-lucky man and we miss him dearly.
"He should still be with us today and we truly believe if this hadn't happened he would be."
The jury was asked to state whether the location of the door safety sensors, the speed at which the doors closed or the absence of a regular inspection, testing or servicing of the doors since they were installed in 2013 had contributed significantly to Mr Birks' death. It answered no to all three questions.
Mr Birks was attending the health centre with his wife on April 22 to collect a repeat prescription from the pharmacy when he was hit by the internal doors.
The inquest heard how he had become agitated after undergoing hip surgery at Northern General Hospital and had suffered a heart attack before dying there on May 11.
What TV channel is Sheffield Wednesday vs Huddersfield Town on? Team news, kick-off time and odds
Sheffield Wednesday: Roar the Owls to Wembley, says Carlos Carvalhal
Sheffield Wednesday: Forget rumours and Pardew - it is all about tonight for Carlos and his men
Youths banned from McDonalds over behaviour in Sheffield restaurant
Shock as Sheffield Hallam University graduate and promising young rugby player dies in his sleep
PICTURE: Shocking moment randy couple filmed having sex in broad daylight behind Barnsley town centre church WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT
Romps, nudity, sex toys and custard - Barnsley couple's outdoor sex video latest in long line of saucy South Yorkshire antics
General Election 2017: Who's standing in South Yorkshire?
Sheffield United: New signing reveals how Chris Wilder paved the way for his move to Bramall Lane
Rotherham United: ‘It’s up to you to win the shirt,’ Millers boss Warne tells Blackstock