Police launch appeal after Burton Joyce pensioner dies following collision

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Police have launched an appeal after a 77-year-old man from Burton Joyce sadly died following a road traffic collision.

Police were called to a stretch of the A614, Farnsfield, following a report that two cars had crashed near the junction with Baulker Lane and Longland Lane.

Emergency services were quickly at scene following the incident, just before 3.55pm on Saturday (February 26), and a man and a woman were taken to hospital.

Bill Taylor, 77, passed away in hospital on Monday (February 28) and his wife, Rosemary, continues to receive treatment for her injuries, which are significant but not life threatening.

Sergeant Craig Luckett, from Nottinghamshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “It is tragic to the hear the news that Bill lost his life following this incident. 

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“His family have been informed and they are being supported by specially trained officers at this extremely difficult time. They have also asked for privacy as they come to terms with this terrible loss.

“Our investigation into the circumstances of the collision are continuing and we would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or has dash-cam footage or further information to get in touch on 101,quoting incident 530 of 26 February 2022.”

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