Tributes paid to Electricity North West engineer killed in Littleborough

Date published: 21 October 2021

Tributes have been paid to Martin Parker, the Electricity North West worker killed in Littleborough on Sunday (17 October).

Mr Parker, of Denton, Tameside, was one of two Electricity North West engineers working on the pavement on Featherstall Road when a vehicle came off the road and collided with them.

Sadly, despite the efforts of emergency services, Mr Parker was later pronounced dead at the scene whilst his colleague was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

No arrests have been made and anyone with information, or anyone who may have dash cam footage of the 11.47am collision is asked to contact GMPs Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 8564741 quoting log number 1338 of 17 October 2021.

An online fundraising appeal for the families has so far raised over £3,000 whilst a fundraiser will be held at the Chapel House pub on Stockport Road, Denton, later this month.



Tributes have been paid to father-of-two Mr Parker on Facebook from his family and friends whilst flowers have been left at the scene in Littleborough.

His daughter, Bree, wrote: “It still doesn’t seem real. Never in a million years will I stop loving you

“You were such a big part of my life and never thought you would go, dad.

“My heart aches, realising I will never see you again. Me, Indigo and mum will always love you and nothing is going to be the same without you papa.

“’Til we meet again, dad, I love you so much dad.

“Would do absolutely anything to see you again.”

Jade Naiomi wrote: “Martin was one of the nicest men I’ve ever met in my life and wouldn’t do anything to anyone apart from help and he has been taken too soon. RIP Mart. You will be dearly missed and don’t understand how much you were loved.”

Other tributes read:

“Absolutely heart-breaking. Thinking of you all.”

“Another great soul taken.”

“Absolutely heart-breaking, one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met. RIP Mart, beautiful soul.”

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