Tributes paid to ‘beautiful’ mum who died after being hit by double decker bus
Family and friends have paid tribute to a retired nurse who tragically died after being hit by a double-decker bus. Carol Fisher, from Fulwood, was hit by a bus on Monday afternoon (November 14). Police were called to the scene on Sherwood Way, Preston, where Carol was rushed to hospital - however, she tragically died a short time later.
The 81-year-old, a retired auxiliary nurse at Fulwood Hall Hospital, was well-known and loved by her local community, Lancs Live reports. In a tribute, her family described her as a "much-loved Mum, Nan, Sister and a great friend to many". Read more: Parents fear 'a price is being put on road safety'as school schemes are pulled
They added: "Carol was a retired auxiliary nurse at Fulwood Hall Hospital. She attended Fulwood Free Methodist Church and enjoyed helping out at a children's ministry and volunteering at a local charity shop in Fulwood. "In her spare time Carol loved walking her beloved dog Milo and chatting to fellow dog walkers as she went.
Carol was a truly beautiful lady inside and out, who was loved by all who knew her and was always available to help anyone who needed it." "The news of Carol's tragic death has been devasting and she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her." Sergeant Marc Saysell, of the Lancashire Roads Policing Team, said: "First and foremost our thoughts are with Carol's family and friends.
We send them our deepest condolences at what is a truly awful time for them. "Our investigation to establish exactly what occurred is still ongoing and we are asking anybody who saw the collision, or who has CCTV or dashcam of it, to come forward." Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting log number 700 of November 14.