Date: 12 Mar 1940
Place: West Cliff Drive, Blackpool
Herbert Pimlott was found lying injured in West Cliff Drive, Blackpool around midnight on 11 March 1940.He was later found lying in the road injured by passers-by.
He was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where he died on the morning of 12 March 1940.
It was thought that he had first been knocked down by a bus and had then been driven over by other cars.
His relatives had been looking for him for some time after he left home for a walk at 8.50pm and never returned.
He was a music hall artiste and had lived in Bispham Road in Blackpool.
see Lancashire Evening Post - Tuesday 12 March 1940, p5
see Manchester Evening News - Tuesday 12 March 1940