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Police name man who died after incident in a Co-op car park

A 90-year-old man who has died after an incident in a shop car park has been named.

George Williams, who was also known to his friends and family as ‘Tony’, was walking towards his vehicle at the Co-op car park, in Westdale Lane, Mapperley, when another driver started to reverse.

It resulted in George falling over and hitting his head on the floor.

The incident happened around 10.20am on Monday 15 August 2022.

George, from the Carlton area of Nottingham, sadly died several days later in hospital.

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The driver of the vehicle involved, a 58-year-old woman, has been voluntarily interviewed and is assisting police with their enquiries.

Investigating officer Georgina Luke, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This is a very sad set of circumstances for George’s family and our thoughts remain with them at this very difficult time.

“Specialist family liaison officers are working alongside the family and we would like to take this opportunity in thanking those members of the public that assisted with George and took care of him at the time of the incident.

“We are also appealing for anyone who has any information in relation to this incident, and who hasn’t yet come forward, to please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 306 of 25 August 2022.”

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