Family pay tribute to Rotherham man who died in crash along with his dog Maddie

A pedestrian who died in a collision on Bawtry Road in Bramley last week has been named as 76-year-old Rotherham man, Alan Jeffs.

Monday, 16th December 2019, 3:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th December 2019, 4:27 pm
Alan Jeffs died in the collision, as did his dog Maddie.

At around 5.40pm last Thursday, a red Mercedes SLK was travelling along Bawtry Road in the direction of Wickersley roundabout, when it collisided with Mr Jeffs and his dog.

Mr Jeffs and his dog Maddie sadly died at the scene.

The driver of the Mercedes stopped at the scene and is helping with the investigation.

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Mr Jeffs’ family said that he had lived all his life in Rotherham, surrounded by his sisters and brother who all lived nearby. They said he loved his dog dearly and enjoyed taking her for walks.

They have also asked for privacy at what is a very difficult time, especially in the run up to Christmas.

Officers are asking anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting incident number 661 of 12 December.