Young Leeds man killed in A63 horror accident named in heartbreaking tribute

A young Leeds man has been mentioned in online tributes as one of the victims of one horror accident on a major Yorkshire road.

Three people sadly died in a devastating crash on the A63 on Monday 22 November, in which one of the vehicles involved burst into flames.

Now Lawrence James, from Leeds, has been named on social media as one of the victims along with his best friend Willy Harty and another woman named Alison Clark.

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Dozens of people have already paid tribute to Lawrence on Facebook.

A person close to both Lawrence and Willy wrote: “Rest in peace Lawrence James and Willy Harty have never seen a worse prey for the broken hearts.”

Another wrote: “Still can not believe it, it’s soon gone. RIP Lawrence James.”

A car caught fire after a collision on the A63
A car caught fire after a collision on the A63

One person wrote: “2 young boys add (sic) who full life is the head of them RIP boys Willy harty Lawrence James.”

A man who survived the crash is still fighting for his life at the hospital, and Humberside Police said they are investigating the circumstances behind the crash.

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A spokesman for the force said: “Investigations are underway into the circumstances surrounding the collision and we will ask witnesses or others with dashcam footage from driving in the area at that time to contact us at 101 stating log 497 of 22 November .

“Alternatively, you can report information anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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