Police Name Victim Of Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Rothwell

Dean Ryan

Monday June 13, 2022

Police have released an image and family tribute for a man who has now died following road traffic collision in Rothwell.

The Major Collision and Enquiry Team is continuing to appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage regarding a collision at the junction of Park Lane and Styebank Lane on Tuesday June 7 which sadly resulted in the death of Dean Ryan (54).   

The collision took place at about 3.19am after a Citroen C4 travelling down Styebank Lane failed to stop at the junction to Park Lane and collided with a stone wall.

Dean, who was driving the car, was seriously injured in the incident and passed away in the LGI at 11.30hrs on Thursday 9th June.

In a statement, his parents said:

“Dean was a proud and popular man, who was well thought of by all that knew him. He was an avid cricket and football fan, and loved life. We are devastated by the loss of our son.’

“As well as his parents, Dean leaves behind three sons, and a grandson. The family are being supported by specialist officers and request that they are left alone to grieve at this time.”

Anyone who has information about the collision or footage is asked to contact MCET on 101 or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat   referencing police log 148 of June 7.

 



Tuesday 7 June 2022 

Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in Rothwell.

The collision occurred at around 3.19am this morning (7/6) when a Citroen C4 travelling down Styebank Lane failed to stop at the junction to Park Lane and collided with a stone wall.

The driver of the vehicle, a 54-year-old male was taken to hospital with serious injuries and remains in a critical condition.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information who may have seen the vehicle travelling in the area prior to the collision taking place.

Initial enquiries suggest the vehicle may have turned onto Styebank Lane from Leeds Road.

Road closures are currently in place whilst investigative work is carried out.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via the 101LiveChat function on the website or by calling 101 quoting log 148 of 7th June.

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