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Appeal for witnesses to fatal fail to stop

Friday December 30 2011




Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal incident that occurred around 8.25pm yesterday (December 29) on Co-Operative Street in Goldthorpe.                                                                                                                                                                    
A 56-year-old local man is believed to have been lying in the carriageway  on Co-Operative Street when an unknown vehicle has driven over the man causing fatal injuries.                                                  
The vehicle is reported to have continued along Co-Operative Street turning right into Doncaster Road failing to stop at the scene.            
Anyone who witnessed the incident, the moments leading up to it or believe they know the driver of the vehicle is urged to contact South Yorkshire  Police on 101 quoting incident 779 of 29 December 2011 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.                                 
                                                                            
                                                                            


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Reply Posted by Luke Rawson on Friday December 30 2011 at 09:50
what is the point in havin cctv cameras on front street if they are not fully monitored

Reply Posted by yes on Friday December 30 2011 at 12:58
Lying in the street ? Don't you mean Pissed or passed out ? How can this person be to blame if someone is lying in the road pissed.Just Unlucky for him not the person driving the car DON'T WAST THE TAX PAYERS MONEY SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE .Hard words but true and my heart goes out to this mans family But who was to blame ??????? Not the person driving the car He drank the drink and had too much sorry if this seams a little harsh but  all day drinking is a problem

Reply Posted by yes on Friday December 30 2011 at 13:01
One more thing would stop in Goldthorpe at night ?

Reply Posted by yes on Friday December 30 2011 at 13:01
One more thing would stop in Goldthorpe at night ?

Reply Posted by S_roberts2488 on Friday December 30 2011 at 16:41
how insensitive are u? How dou know this man had been drinkin maybe it was something to do with health issues???

Reply Posted by how bad is this on Friday December 30 2011 at 19:40
sounds to me yes sounds like a possible on a person who would do this - a car can see if something is oin the road and will certainly know if they have run over someone, round that area there are children too and at that time there will be alot of people and children still about drivers have to be aware of potential collissions as have best view of where they are travelling and have the means to stop 

Reply Posted by concerned public on Friday December 30 2011 at 22:35
you insensative person fingers crossed it never happens to you or anyone close to you

Reply Posted by BOTTY1978 on Saturday December 31 2011 at 21:34
it wud be diffrent if it was somone close to you you wudnt be puting that well i hope thay find out what realy happend its not going to bring him back but i hope who ever done it get what thay should and as for drivind of and leaving him  thay should be put tho hell

Reply Posted by Toppingashleigh on Saturday December 31 2011 at 21:51
excuse me ya fukin prick im that mans daughter and we dont yet no how he ended up in the road, so until we do you should keep your fukin opinions to yourself,  as it has nothing at all to do with you unless u no something i dont??, and for what its worth when people are driving their eyes are supposed to be on the fukin ROAD!! and the fact they havent come forward speaks volumes to me. so what if he was drinking it was his birthday! im sure any driver would of seen a fully grown man lying in the fukin road so keep your opinions to yourself and have some fukin respect!!!!!!!!! 

Reply Posted by Helliedaz on Sunday January 1 2012 at 14:22
Why not!! there are sum genuine, sincere, honest, hardworking people that live in Goldthorpe, the Dearne area, and whom i may add, are caring, empathic and would tend to anyones needs I`ll tell yas. sorry to hear ov ya loss.xx

Reply Posted by JOYCEWHITE on Sunday January 1 2012 at 14:44
I will tell you what, firstly ARE YOU A TAX PAYER, secondly so what if he had had a drink it was his Birthday after all, and if the person who was driving the car had nothing to hide then why didnt they ring the Police and say they thought they had ran someone over, and you remember you have family and what if this had happened to one of them, i think all you have got is one very BIG MOUTH, this is or should i say was my brother, if you want to put your foot anywhere put in your BIG MOUTH.

Reply Posted by Joycewhite on Sunday January 1 2012 at 14:48
Thankyou for your kind words, this thing that wrote those comments in my book is evil.

Reply Posted by Toppingashleigh on Monday January 2 2012 at 22:41
thank you for your kind words x