Accident – Death – Obituary News :
A tragic incident occurred on December 1, resulting in the death of a 59-year-old man named David Burrows. Hailing from Blackbrook, David was described by his family as a beloved and compassionate individual. The news of his passing has left the community mourning the loss of a kind-hearted man.
David, an employee at Pilkington, was on his way to work when the collision that claimed his life took place. The circumstances surrounding the incident have left many searching for answers and seeking justice for David.
Emergency services were alerted to the scene on Islands Brow, near Hinckley Road, shortly before 6:30 am on that fateful day. Reports indicated that a cyclist had sustained injuries as a result of the incident. Paramedics promptly arrived at the scene and provided immediate medical attention to the man in his 50s. He was subsequently transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
Despite the tireless efforts of medical professionals, the injuries proved to be fatal, and David succumbed to his injuries. This devastating news has deeply affected his loved ones and the wider community.
The local authorities swiftly launched an investigation into the incident. Last Friday evening, Merseyside Police confirmed the arrest of a 60-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman from the St Helens area. The pair were apprehended on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision. While the man has been released under investigation, the woman has been granted bail pending further inquiries.
In the wake of this tragic event, David Burrows’ family shared a heartfelt tribute to honor his memory. They expressed their devastation and heartbreak over losing a cherished family member. Describing David as a loving person who adored his family, friends, music, biking, and his workplace at Pilkington, they emphasized the immense impact he had on their lives. They also thanked Pilkington NSG for their unwavering support during this difficult time.
The loss of David Burrows has left a void in the lives of his brothers Stephen and Paul, his niece Amelia, his sister-in-law Amy, and Margie. The family also highlighted the special bond David shared with Sam and her homemade cakes. They concluded their tribute by expressing their eternal love for David and acknowledging the immense impact he had on their lives.
The local police have appealed to the public for any information regarding the incident. They specifically urged individuals who were present in the Haresfinch and Parr area of St Helens, especially those traveling on Woodlands Road, Green Leach Lane, Islands Brow, or Park Road between 6:17 am and 6:31 am, to come forward. Authorities are particularly interested in any dashcam footage that may contain significant evidence. Sergeant Simon Duffy stressed the importance of reviewing dashcam footage for any possible information related to a silver-colored Skoda Fabia hatchback.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or possesses relevant CCTV or dashcam footage is encouraged to contact SCIU at (0151) 777 5747 or email SCIU@merseyside.police.uk. Alternatively, individuals can reach out to @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111, citing reference 23001212020.