Prayers held for tragic crash victim

Prayers were said for Krystian Piotr Namlik at a Polish Mass at St Joseph’s Church in Worksop on Sunday.

Monday, 31st December 2012, 11:23 am

Krystian, 21, was tragically killed in a car accident near Carburton on Tuesday 18th December.

The church on Wingfield Avenue was full as people attended the regular Polish laguage mass for the fourth Sunday of Advent.

Krystian’s family are understood to have been planning to spend Christmas with their son in the UK.

Father Kazimierz Bidzinski, who led the service on Sunday, said their thoughts and prayers were with Krystian and his family.

“We pray for Krystian and for his family - the Polish community are deeply saddened by this tragedy,” he said.

“We wish him eternal life and we also wish God bless to his family - may they have many peaceful days in the New Year.”

Krystian, who worked at Solway Foods in Worksop, was travelling in a red BMW Coupe when it left Ollerton Road, near Carburton around 1.10pm on 18th December.

He was critically injured in the crash and later died at Nottingham Queen’s Medical Centre.

A 26-year-old man, in the same car, was also injured and remains in a serious condition.

No other vehicle is believed to have been involved in the incident and no-one else was innjured.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash, or who saw a red BMW in the area around the time, to call the crash investigation unit on 101, extension 800 2225.

The tragic incident came just over a week after 24-year-old Wayne Slack lost his life on the same road at Carburton.

His car left the road and plunged into a reiver on Sunday 9th December.

Mr Slack was pronounced dead at the scene.

He had been driving a Renault Clio from Worksop in the direction of Ollerton and there were no other vehicles or casualties thought to have been involved.

Anyone with any information should call Notts Police on 101.