AN 85-YEAR-OLD pedestrian has died after being involved in an accident with a van in an East Yorkshire town.

Humberside Police said the man was involved in a collision with a white Mercedes Sprinter van in Pocklington at about 11.15am today.

The accident happened in The Balk near to a Sainsburys supermarket.

"Unfortunately the pedestrian, an 86 year-old man, man suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene," said a force spokesman.

"We are appealing for witnesses to contact us on 101 reference log 159 08/11/17."