Nottingham Journal – Monday 13 June 1927
Crash Into Car While Motor- Cycling.
As the result of collision between motor-car and motor-cycle Goldthorpe, -near Doncaster, yesterday. Joseph Henry Bodkin (52). miner, of 155,. Houghton road. Thurnsoe who was riding the motor-cycle, received a fractured skull and died almost immediately.
The motor-car, driven by John Cooper, builder, of Long Sandall. Doncaster. completely overturned, but neither the driver nor any of the four occupants was seriously injured