Teen road crash victim named

Tom Rasburn
Tom Rasburn

THIS is the first picture of teenager Tom Rasburn, who was killed crossing a road in Golborne.

Tributes have poured in for Tom who died after being struck by a Range Rover Evoque as he crossed Golborne’s Nook Lane near its junction with Derby Road on Saturday evening.

The 16-year-old former Golborne High School pupil was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

Floral tributes have been left at the scene as well as on social media

Golborne High School head teacher Dave Lythgoe said: “We were deeply saddened to hear of the tragic death of former pupil Tom. Throughout school he was always very popular with his peers and charismatic.”

The 32-year-old driver of the Land Rover was not detained.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111.