Family tribute to man hit by tipper truck

Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision in Leeds have released the details of the man who died.

Uroy Randal, age 47, from Leeds was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision which happened at around 5:30pm last Wednesday (25 January 2023) in Belle Isle.

Police were called to the incident in Blakeney Road where a Renault Tipper truck had hit a pedestrian, later identified as Uroy.

Uroy’s family have released the following statement:

“Uroy was a kind a gentle soul who wouldn’t hurt a fly. He loved animals, especially cats and dogs. He kept his self to his self and loved listening to music.

“He lived on his own so, if anyone has any information that can help the police in their enquiries, please contact them.”

Anyone with any information that could assist with the investigation is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 13230047448 or online at

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police


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