A boy died in my street to-day.
A 12 year old boy died on Sunday night at 9.15pm, just 5 door’s from my house.
It was another case of so called “joy riding” were the boy’s ride illegal motor bike’s which are not taxed, insured, or road worthy. They race up and down road’s and footpath’s not caring who is on them or what traffic is about. A lot have been killed over this past 10 year’s or more. He was a pillion passenger on one of two scramblers being ridden in the area at the time. Lot’s more have been killed in car’s maybe 2-3 at a time.
In this case the driver was a man of 34 who (it is said) the kid’s pay him to take them on his motor bike. They were first reported 3 mlie’s away when there were 3 people on the motor bike, report’s said they were reported 4 more time’s and then they drove up my street, lost control, skidded under a parked car where the boy cracked his skull, he died in hospital, the man driving escaped but the police have been told who he is, but they cannot find him as yet.
If the local people where he live’s get him first he will not be able to sit on a motor bike never mind drive one, it’s a very tough estate.
I saw the bike going up and then 2-3 minute’s later going down but at that time i did not know what happened.
Every time this happen’s 90% of people say it served them right, even in a stolen car when they get killed, they should not have been doing it.
The kid’s parent’s are to blame because these kid’s must keep the bike’s at their house so the parent’s know they are riding them, any one that is found driving an illegal bike the parent’s should end up in court.
Sad that another young life has been taken but this will not be the last one.