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Tribute paid to collision victim
Monday 9th November, 2009

The family of a pensioner who died after colliding with a car while on his mobility scooter in Wigan have paid tribute.

Peter Carroll, 76, of Lancaster Road, Wigan, was taken to Wigan Hospital with a head injury and multiple fractures to his right leg after he was in collision with a a silver Ford Focus about 11am on Saturday 7 November 2009 on Scot Lane, Pemberton.

Peter was crossing the road on his mobility scooter at the time.

He was taken to hospital but died as a result of his injuries.

His 68-year-old sister, Ann Jackson, who lives in the Springfield area of Wigan, paid the following tribute to her brother, whom she made contact with after she was orphaned.

She said: I did not meet Peter until I was 21 - since then weve always been very close. I will always remember him as a very kind and caring man, a real saint, and he will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

Police are still appealing for any witnesses to the collision to call them on 0161 856 7201.

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