Man killed in taxi tragedy after being arrested over 'public order offense' - Manchester Evening News

Man killed in taxi tragedy after being arrested over 'public order offense' - Manchester Evening News

A man was knocked down and killed by a taxi after walking out of a police station in south Manchester.

Officers had arrested him earlier in the evening on a public order, but he was released from custody at Longsight Police Station.

The man, in his 60s, which then fatally hit by a black cab on the A6 Stockport Road, shortly after 2am.

Paramedics fought to help, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The taxi driver, a man in his 70s, stayed at the scene to speak.

The case has been submitted to the Independent Office for Policy Conduct (IOPC) in line with protocol, because the man had contact with GMP earlier that night.

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