Fatal Road Incident In Bolton: Man Died After Being Run Over By His Car

A 69-year-old man died tragically after being run over by his car in Bolton. Police are appealing for information following the fatal road incident.

On 23 April at around 2.20 pm, a 69-year-old man returned to his Kia Sportage car at the junction of Crompton Way and Crompton Vale after a walk. The vehicle started to roll downhill and while the man was attempting to stop it, he was run over.

Even all efforts of emergency services, the man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Philip Shaw of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “This appears to be a tragic accident and our thoughts are with this man’s family at this terribly difficult time for them.”

“It remains important that we conduct an investigation into the circumstances of this incident to make sure the family has answers to why this happened. We encourage anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the car prior to the man’s return to it, or has any information that may assist our enquiries to get in touch.”

Anyone who has information on the incident should contact the police on 0161 856 4741 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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