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M62 victim was 'loved by everyone' says brother

The brother of 18-year-old Bethany Jones - Ryan Jones - has paid tribute to his sister. Photo: ITV News

The brother of M62 crash victim Bethany Jones has paid a touching tribute to the 18-year-old.

An emotional Ryan Jones said: "She’s loved by everyone around her, nobody could say a bad word about our Bethany."

He added that his mother Diana and other sister Amy are "on the mend" in hospital after suffering serious injuries in the accident, which killed one and injured 21.

The crash took place near Pontefract on Friday when a lorry crashed with a minibus which was carrying a group of women en route to Liverpool for a hen do.

ITV News' Neil Connery reports:

Amy and Bethan’s brother Ryan said:

We’ve lost our Beth, she’s at peace, there’s nothing we can do about her. We just need to hope that my Mum and other sister come through.

She was the most beautiful, caring girl I’ve ever met - my baby sister. I just hope she’s at peace now.

She’s loved by everyone around her, nobody could say a bad word about our Bethany.

Bethany Jones was killed when the minibus she was travelling in crashed.

The driver of the lorry was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving – he was later released without charge on police bail.

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