A patrol which was leading by a convoy of trucks has been instigated a car crash which snatched the life of three people. Leon Rice of 17 years old and John Michael Jones of 18 years old belong from Ruthin in Denbighshire died while the car in which they were ridden hit another vehicle. Colin Hornsby from Greater Manchester was also killed along with other four injured and three seriously injured in the crash.
According to the Truck Gathering of North Wales, “ the ceremonial convoy was out of respect for the young lads and their families”. Mr Rice was a fan of tractors and his best friend and fellow motor enthusiast Mr Jones loved trucks.
The Facebook page conveyed a deep tribute writing, “Truckers Unite, we are family”.The friends of Mr Jones described him as a “most loving son”, grandson, nephew, cousin and big brother to Joanne”. He was known as “bear” among his friends.
They added in a statement: “We will all miss his big smile and big hugs”. He also loved driving his car, wagons, rugby and being with his friends.
“He would do anything for anyone and the most caring person you could meet. We will miss him and are devastated and heartbroken. Life will never be the same again ”.
The family members of Leon Rice were also “devastated”. They added: “Leon was a very loving, caring son, hard working, nephew, cousin and friend. He was well known and liked by many people in the local area and will be greatly missed”.
“Leon and Michael were the best friends and to lose both in such tragic circumstances is truly devastating”.
Police have been requested the witnesses who have seen the crash of the vehicles to come forward for stating about the footage.