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Elderly Woman Sustains Injuries After Being Hit By Police Car

Thursday August 22 2013

Police appeal after elderly woman is injured Police appeal after elderly woman is injured

AN 87-year-old woman was injured in a collision involving a police car in Barnsley.

The police car, a white Ford Focus, had been parked in a parking bay at a Costcutter supermarket on Spark Lane, Mapplewell, at 11.50am on August 21.

It is thought that the police car was reversing out of the parking bay when it collided with the 87-year-old woman.

The woman is believed to have sustained a broken rib and hand injuries and was taken to Barnsley Hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 433 of August 21.

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Reply Posted by Lynda on Thursday August 22 2013 at 11:17
Hope they get done for driving without due care and attention. Hope the lady is ok x

Reply Posted by Caroline on Thursday August 22 2013 at 11:41
Awwwww sending strength for a quick recovery bless her x

Reply Posted by ha on Thursday August 22 2013 at 12:23
quick to jump down the coppers neck arent we eh how do we know that the woman didnt just walk out in front of the car without looking

Reply Posted by Andrew on Friday August 23 2013 at 07:47
exactly, you dont get the full story on such a brief article

Reply Posted by ha on Thursday August 22 2013 at 12:24
btw hope tha lady makes a quick recovery

Reply Posted by Adele on Thursday August 22 2013 at 13:47
Things like this can happen to any driver, observation is the key! We all have busy lives, including the police, don't single them out, on a whole they do a good job! We don't know the facts, the old lady might have stepped out and not seen or heard him, bless her, let focus on wishing her a speedy recovery instead of laying blame : ) wishing you a speedy recovery x

Reply Posted by sid on Thursday August 22 2013 at 19:28
Disgusting,vile worm, how could you. She's someone's grandma/mother. You are the true scum

Reply Posted by Brian on Friday August 23 2013 at 16:24
Calm down mate, she's had a good innings..

Reply Posted by tre03 on Friday August 23 2013 at 08:50
What a vile person you must be brian to make a comment like that you must have been dragged up not brought up as you have obviously no respect for anyone or anything by the sounds. Accidents happen hope all involved are ok and the lady makes a speedy recovery

Reply Posted by Brian on Friday August 23 2013 at 17:08
Bullshit and shut up

Reply Posted by Jack on Friday August 23 2013 at 09:05
Trouble is, a car park is used by both pedestrians and drivers and more care should be taken by both parties. Unfortunately at 87 years old, the lady would not have been fast enough to step out of the way even had she seen it coming. I personally am not a lover of the police but as an IAM advanced driver I see this problem on a regular basis. One cannot lay blame on here, but I hope that the lady makes a speedy and full recovery.

Reply Posted by ya dont need to know on Friday August 23 2013 at 16:29
Think we're all quick to persecute the police, but probably the old women been 87 wasn't looking, in reply to the comment by Lynda, I think we should charge the old lady with out paying due care and attention! Police do a fantastic job

Reply Posted by Brian on Friday August 23 2013 at 17:07
I agree, these old people think they can get away with anything these days. they think saying "im a pensioner you know" is a get out of jail free card. its bloody disgusting. 87's too old lets call it a day now love.

Reply Posted by eugene on Friday August 23 2013 at 17:19
brian u should go and drop dead!! that is my great granma u talk about....i spit on you

Reply Posted by !!! on Saturday August 24 2013 at 08:55
Brian, how rude and disrespectful can you get, I personally think you should keep your mouth shut!! Can I just add that we DON'T know the full report and I personally feel 87 isn't too old and she shouldn't call it a day, she's probably been through more in one day than you have in your lifetime, I don't even know the lady but still feel your comment and yourself should be deleted from this website, people like you don't deserve to be given the right to speak unless what comes out of your mouth is polite. You horrible creature!!!!

Reply Posted by Brian hater!! on Monday August 26 2013 at 08:37
Brian have you heard yourself ! You are an ignorant waste if air!
One day you will be old lets hope they soon legalise euthanasia and you take it up just do us all a favour and sign a donor card

Reply Posted by Oscar on Monday August 26 2013 at 08:46
Unfortunately, we won't always be the age we are today and I think some people seem to forget that. Think on!

Reply Posted by sandra on Monday August 26 2013 at 08:47
for god's sake, what is the human race coming to arguing about who is to blame, DOES IT MATTER!!!!! an elderly is hurt !!!! Hope she recovers and get's over her ordeal quickly