A man has died after being hit by a cab in Manchester, shortly after he was released by police.
Greater Manchester Police said the man, who was in his 60s, was walking in the southbound carriageway of Stockport Road, in Longsight, at about 2.10am on Saturday when he was hit by a black cab.
Hours earlier, the man was arrested on suspicion of committing a public order offence and was released with a fixed penalty notice.
As a result of the man's contact with police, the incident has been referred to the Independent Office of Police Conduct.
The driver of the black cab, a man in his 70s, remained at the scene and assisted the police.
No arrests have been made.
The road was closed for several hours but has since reopened.
Sergeant Jon McColl, of Greater Manchester Police, said: