2012-03-06 - Rider Down/Fatality, Robin Hood Way Kingston
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Old 7th March 2012   #1
2012-03-06 - Rider Down/Fatality, Robin Hood Way Kingston

Kingston Guardian reporting an 8 year old knocked down and killed today by a taxi as they cycled from school.


Last edited by Roolbg; 7th March 2012 at 21:04. Reason: I am bad at dates. Like really bad.
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Old 7th March 2012   #2
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RIP little man
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Old 7th March 2012   #3
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Very sad indeed.
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Old 7th March 2012   #4
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awful news, the poor kid.
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Old 7th March 2012   #5
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Absolutely tragedy - words can't begin to describe loss like this.

*accident happened yesterday (date needs to be amended).
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Old 7th March 2012   #6
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My thoughts go out to his parents....

Last edited by Rowhan; 7th March 2012 at 21:23.
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Old 7th March 2012   #7
31tum's Avatar
very sad
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Old 7th March 2012   #8
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Really tragic news. My thoughts are with his parents and family and his school friends. Such a waste.
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Old 7th March 2012   #9
Originally Posted by edscoble View Post
I was about to make an assumption but realised it's best not to make such thing.
There's a cycle lane there iirc
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Old 7th March 2012   #10
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I realised.
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Old 7th March 2012   #11
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So sorry to hear about this. RIP littlun. My thoughts are with his family and also with the cab driver who regardless of circumstances did not set out to kill an eight year old that day. So sad all round. xx

Last edited by Stonehedge; 7th March 2012 at 21:40.
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Old 7th March 2012   #12
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Old 7th March 2012   #13
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What a terrible loss. So sorry to hear this. RIP little fellow cyclist.
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Old 7th March 2012   #14
Was just yesterday writing about my own cycling when I was little. So sorry to hear about this, desperately sad news.
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Old 7th March 2012   #15
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That's absolutely tragic, my sincere condolences to the child's family and friends.
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Old 7th March 2012   #16
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That is very distressing. My thoughts are with the people that knew the little lad and everyone else involved.
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Old 7th March 2012   #17
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Awful news. My heart goes out to everyone affected.
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Old 7th March 2012   #18
Poor little guy.

And how awful for the family and friends.
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Old 7th March 2012   #19
RIP little man :(
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Old 7th March 2012   #20
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:-( rip
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Old 7th March 2012   #21
Multi Groovesdonor
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Poor child. RIP

(I hope the truth will emerge as to exactly what happened)
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Old 7th March 2012   #22
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Aw man... really sad news. :-( Thoughts are with those involved.
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Old 7th March 2012   #23
ian (conker)donor
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Just seen this thread. Such a sad story, I can't begin to think what his poor family and friends must be going through. Tragic.
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Old 8th March 2012   #24
Oliver Schick
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Oh God. That just rips you right in two.
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Old 8th March 2012   #25
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Heartbreaking news.

Deepest condolences to the family.
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Old 8th March 2012   #26
jenny j
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Awful, awful, awful news. Utterly devastating. Condolences to everyone involved.
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Old 8th March 2012   #27
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That's so, so sad. Poor kid, poor family and friends, it's just awful for everyone involved. RIP.
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Old 8th March 2012   #28
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Awful, awful event. My thoughts are with all involved.
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Old 8th March 2012   #29
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So so sad, another family destroyed.
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Old 8th March 2012   #30
Chewy Cheeks 2
My condolences to family and friends.

Stay safe everyone
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Old 8th March 2012   #31
RIP poor kid, in unrelated news I returned a run over cat to it's owners yesterday, it was heart wrenching seeing their reactions to the unfortunate animals death
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Old 8th March 2012   #32
I have an 8 year old son. He's going to get a big quiet hug tonight.
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Old 8th March 2012   #33
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Thoughts & prayers to the little lad, family & friends
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Old 8th March 2012   #34
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RIP kiddo
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Old 9th March 2012   #35
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Jesus how awful.
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Old 9th March 2012   #36
2 Wheel Pony
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Too sad for words. My deep condolences to the family and friends of this young boy.
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Old 10th March 2012   #37

A Terrible, terrible loss :-[
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Old 12th March 2012   #38
Story in today's Standard

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Old 13th March 2012   #39
Heartbreaking. RIP little guy.
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Old 13th March 2012   #40
thought and prayers for ali, his friends and family.

yes 20 mph is best.
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Old 13th March 2012   #41
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RIP young mr Nasralla
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Old 14th March 2012   #42
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Shocked to read this in LCC newsletter this am.

My sincere condolences to the family.
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Old 10th April 2012   #43
Last week, there was another severe crash involving a 10 year old cyclist. He was hit by a car and airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Fortunately, he seems to be in stable conditions.

(Sorry for posting here but at the moment the system does not allow me to open new threads.)
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Old 22nd December 2012   #44
As usual, the driver was cleared in court. http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/n...inquest_hears/
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Old 25th December 2012   #45
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A very rare accidental death verdict. Interesting that the police testified that the driver was within the speed limit and could not have avoided the impact. Tragic all round.
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