A MAN who was crossing a road and was hit by a car in Keighley has died.

The incident occurred at around 1.30pm yesterday on the junction of Keighley Road and Oakbank Broadway when a red Toyota Supra travelling towards Keighley, was in collision with a pedestrian.

Emergency services attended and the man, in his eighties, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary in a critical condition but was pronounced deceased at hospital.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses to the collision or anyone with dash cam or CCTV footage in the area at the time to come forward.

Anyone with information that may assist with enquiries is asked to contact 101 quoting log 873 of 14th December or via the website www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat.