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Road Safety Week 2014: case studies

Road Safety Week 2014 and the look out for each other campaign are being supported by bereaved and injured volunteers from across the UK. To arrange interviews with the injured victims and bereaved families of victims listed below, media should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Adam O'Toole, 18, from Holmbridge, West Yorkshire, was killed by a hit and run driver in Huddersfield while walking to college on 6 March 2007.

Gary Williams, 49, from Pontypridd, was crossing the road on 13 December 2013 when he was hit and killed by a car.

Guy Preston, 18, from Beverley, was knocked from his bike in 2010 by a car travelling along the A1079. He spent three weeks in hospital suffering terrible pain and lost the majority of his childhood memories, alongside the ability to run or play football.

Jason MacIntyre, 34, from Fort William, was a well-known Scottish racing cyclist. He was hit by a van and killed while on his bike on 15 January 2008.

Lidia Zoetemelk, 42, from London, was travelling to work on her 50cc scooter in south east London on 23 May 2013 when she was hit by a truck. She was killed instantly.

Madison Collingwood-Prince, from Rustington, West Sussex, was two years old when she was crushed in her buggy by a driver who mounted the kerb on 29 April 2004. Madi was taken to hospital and fortunately survived. She is now 12 years old. However, she has since undergone eight subsequent operations, suffered brain damage, and requires ongoing care.

Nicholas Andrews, 17, from Redditch, was hit by a car while walking in 2005. He suffered serious head injuries and died five days later.

Paul Thompson, 25, from Wakefield, was walking with a friend down Balne Lane in Wakefield on 29 July 2004 when he was hit by a speeding driver doing nearly double the 30mph speed limit. He was killed instantly.

Phil Shaw, 49, from Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire, was seriously injured in the early afternoon of 22 August 2000, on the seafront in Fleetwood, Lancashire, when a car crashed into him as he was riding his Vespa scooter.

Rick Bale, 24, from Aberdeen, was run over and killed when crossing the street with his girlfriend, Elaine Gordon, also from Aberdeen, in the early hours of Saturday 27 January 2007.

Sarah Child, 26, from Great Barr, Birmingham, a daughter, sister and aunt-to-be, was killed by a speeding driver while crossing the road in July 2012.

Steven Atkinson, 12, from Sunderland, was pushing his bike across Chester Road in October 2009 when he was hit by a speeding driver. He was rushed to hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Thelma Berry, now 58, from Croydon, was crossing the road in poor weather on 29 July 2009 when she was hit by a young learner driver, driving alone. She suffered serious brain damage, resulting in severe memory loss and impaired cognitive function, harming her ability to even hold a conversation for years afterwards.

Timothy Igoea, 44, from Heighington, Lincolnshire, was crossing the road on 29 April 2011 when he was hit on the back of the head by a van wing mirror. He subsequently died in hospital.

Tyrese Hannah, 7, from Swindon, was killed, along with his dog Odi, while walking on the pavement in March 2008 with his mum Caroline. They were hit by a driver who lost control on a corner and mounted the pavement, crashing into Tyrese and a lamppost at around 45 to 50mph in a 30mph limit. Tyrese was taken to hospital. He died four hours later.

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