Accident – Boy Clinging to rear of Motor Car

April 1914

Mexborough and Swinton Times April 24, 1915

Accident – Boy Clinging to Motor Car

A little boy aged seven years, the son of Mr. Gibbons, Low Road, Conisborough clung to the rear of Mr. Milner’s motorcar, which was proceeding along Doncaster Road, soon after noon last Monday.

As the car increase in speed the boy released his hold and fell on the road. He was badly bruised about the face. The boy received first-aid from Mrs. C. Farrell, New Hill, who is a member of the St John ambulance Association.

He was afterwards take into his home which is nearby. The accident might have been more serious, and should act as a warning to mischievous boys.