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Atherton Online

Family of a man who died in collision pay him tribute - Atherton

Posted by Atherton Online

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

At around 10:45am on Thursday 20 November 2014, 72-year-old Gordon Saywell was crossing Gloucester Street near its junction with Bag Lane in Atherton on his mobility scooter.

As he was crossing the road, he was hit by a Blue Nissan Note that was turning right from Bag Lane into Gloucester Street.

Mr Saywell sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he sadly died a week later.

Gordon Saywell’s family, said:

“Gordon was a lovely man who never went out without his flat cap. He was always a gentleman.

“He was very much loved father, granddad and a true friend to many."

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call police on 0161 856 4741 or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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