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Crash victim 'meant everything' to family

The family of a man who died in a collision in Bolton have paid him tribute.

Kadhar Nur died after the car he was in lost control and hit a wall in the early hours of Sunday on Coal Pit Road.

Passenger 25-year-old Khadar suffered a serious head injury and sadly died in the afternoon.

The driver of the Astra and two other passengers were also taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

His sister said, “Khadar was an overall a nice big brother. He was kind, considerate and gentle, a good brother, a good son and a good uncle. "Khadar means everything to us and we are feeling empty. What has happened hasn't sunk in properly yet"

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Witness appeal after woman dies in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 51 year old woman died after being hit by a car in Leyland yesterday.

The woman was walking her dog along the pavement on Bent Lane yesterday afternoon when she has been struck by a silver Toyota Aygo.

The dog walker lady, suffered multiple head and chest injuries and was helped at the scene by a member of the public before being taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital. Sadly she passed away this morning.

“This is a tragic incident and I’d appeal to anybody that witnessed this collision who hasn’t yet spoken with police to come forward.

“Specialist family liaison officers are supporting the lady’s family. Her dog was not hurt and had returned home of its own accord and is being cared for by a neighbour.”

– Sergeant Mick Young

The driver of the Toyota Aygo was also taken to Royal Preston Hospital where she was treated for shock.

An investigation is now underway and police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.


Pedestrian killed in car park crash

Thomas Thompson

Tributes have been paid to a pensioner killed after he was knocked down in a car park in Cumbria.

Thomas Christopher Thompson from Lazonby was running an errand for his son in Penrith at the time. The car was being driven by a 74 year old woman.

The 77 year olds family said: “He was a well-known and respected fell pony breeder and retired local farmer.

“We are devastated by our loss. Chris Thompson farmed at High Drybarrows, Bampton, prior to retiring with his wife to Lazonby.”

Mr Thompson leaves a wife Shirley, daughters Carolyn and Christine and son David. His sons-in-law Joe, Dennis and daughter-in-law Gail.