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Heartbroken family of Hull man killed in crash call for urgent road safety measures
2021-08-28 04:00:00
The heartbroken family of an “amazing and intelligent” Hull man who was killed while crossing a main road in the city are calling for urgent safety measures to prevent further tragedies. Neil Wallace, 43, was one of two men who died during a collision involving a pedestrian and a motorcyclist on Beverley Road on Thursday, July 8. Neil was walking home from his parent's house when a Kawasaki motorcycle, believed to have been travelling on Beverley Road towards the Dunswell Road roundabout, stuck him while he was crossing the road. Read more: Heartbreaking tributes paid to loving fiancé killed in 'cruel' Beverley Road crash His family have now started a petition to ask Hull City Council to install a crossing at the spot in Neil's memory and to lowers the speed limit on the stretch of road. Neil's sister Michelle said: “The aim of the petition is to try and reduce the speed limit on Beverley High Road so this does not happen to another family. “My main aim is to get a crossing put in place and dedicate it to Neil and to make it safe for others, I am asking the public to please support us and this campaign, this should never have happened.” Niel and his fiancé Erinn during her last trip to London (Image: Submitted) Michelle describes her brother as an intelligent man, who had a passion for adventure and someone who was “full of energy”. She said: “He was just 43 and he had a lot of his life still ahead of him. He was an intelligent man with a great sense of humour and a very inquiring mind. “To me he'd always been an amazing big brother, he always looked after me. He was very kind, caring and funny. He had a passion for adventure and was full of energy. “We were lucky to have him and he will never be forgotten, our love for him has no end.” For the latest Hull Live headlines direct to your inbox, click here. Neil was a joiner by trade and he had always been very creative, he was known to his friends in the music scene as surreal irony and Safe House LTE. He produced music and did collaborations in his rap/hip hop style, Michelle said he was an excellent writer and that music was his passion in life. Neil was saving money to move to live with his fiancé Erinn in September in Hawaii. The pair had been together for around 10 years with Erinn visiting Neil in the UK in Hull, London, York and Scarborough. Neil is also missed by his long term friends, most described as like brothers to him, especially his friend of 30 years Leon. Michelle said: “My parents Sheila and David, and Erinn are devastated. My husband Patrick and me and my children Isabelle and Luke and the extended family, our lives as a family are now ruined forever, we miss him terribly. “The accident happened not far from where my parents live, my mum is worried to go out there because she finds it so painful, it is a horrible thing to have to think about. “I drive past the place nea

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