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Family of man who died in road traffic collision in Haydock pay tribute

1 year ago

Family of man who died in road traffic collision in Haydock pay tribute

The family of Paul Roberts, who sadly died in a fatal road traffic collision in Haydock yesterday (Saturday 28 January), have paid tribute to him.

In a short statement, Paul’s family said: “It is with great sadness that yesterday 28th January our loving husband, dad and grandad Paul Roberts was tragically killed in a road traffic accident.

“We are beyond devastated and struggling to comprehend what has happened. We love and miss him so very much and would appreciate some privacy over the coming weeks while we pull together to remember him and grieve.”

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident. At around 4.05pm, emergency services were called to Liverpool Road, near Pewfall Park, to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a black Toyota Alphard car.

Paul, aged 63, was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the car stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries.

Constable Carl Davies from Matrix Roads Policing Unit said: “Our sincere thoughts and condolences are with Paul’s family who have been left devastated by this tragic incident. 

“Our extensive enquiries continue and I am grateful for the members of the community who have helped us so far, as their input has been really important. I would like to reiterate our earlier request for anyone with information to keep coming forward as we try and establish what happened. 

“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to please contact us. Alternatively, if you were driving in the vicinity, I ask that you please check your dashcam footage that may have captured the incident and to also come forward.
“Our officers can recover CCTV in person or remotely to check if it has captured any footage that may assist the investigation of this collision.”
If you can assist with the above, please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0151 777 5747 or email quoting reference 23000082276.



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