Greater than £1,000 has been raised to assist
an elderly man knocked to the floor near Aintree racecourse
over the weekend.
“The Gentleman at Aintree” web page on the Go Fund Me web site was
launched by Joanne Dickinson on Saturday night time after a video
exhibiting him fall to the bottom went viral on-line.
She mentioned she didn’t know the person however hoped to lift sufficient to
assist exchange his tooth which a witness mentioned have been knocked out
when he was barged to the bottom,
reports the Liverpool Echo.
She wrote: “Most of us tonight have watched the horrible video
on Twitter or Fb of the Gentleman being knocked to the
“He apparently in keeping with the person who
put him in recovery position has broken his teeth and his
phone, I’m hoping we will increase sufficient to perhaps assist him
exchange his tooth and his cellphone.
“I do not know the gentleman, I might identical to him to know that
most respectable persons are disgusted that even when the knock was an
‘accident’ no regret was proven.”
The unique video exhibits a person laughing on the digital camera earlier than
knocking into the older man inflicting him to fall to the ground.
A person who claims he filmed the incident mentioned it was a “whole
Phillip Dears posted the phrases on his Facebook
page saying it “was an accident nothing extra”.
He claimed the footage was edited to make it seem like the
barge was deliberate and he posted an extended model of the
Over the weekend police confirmed that they have been talking to a
man who handed himself in at a police station.
The 34-year-old Formby man, named broadly on social media as
Terry Carroll, was interviewed beneath warning and launched
pending additional enquiries.
The unique video exhibits the bearded man laughing on the digital camera
knocking into the older man causing him to fall to the
The person who was knocked over was a 63-year-old from
Skelmersdale in West Lancashire.
He suffered bruising to his face through the incident and was
handled by ambulance employees earlier than being taken to hospital to be
Police have been talking to him on Sunday concerning the alleged
The fundraising web page is at gofundme.com/rnxfks