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Victims of the M1 triple-fatal car crash named

Floral tributes at the home of Tom Aldridge Photo: Cambridgeshire Police

Three men who were killed in a car crash on the M1 in Bedfordshire have been named.

They were 59 year old Allan Evans from Islington in London, 23 year old Nathan Reeves from Newport Pagnell and 20 year old Tom Aldridge from Newport Pagnell.

A fourth person involved in the crash, a man in his 20s also from Newport Pagnell, remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

The driver of the coach involved in the collision, a man in his 70s from the Kent area, was arrested and has been bailed.

23 year old Nathan Reeves Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The family of Nathan Reeves said

"My gorgeous, gorgeous boy, with a smile that could melt anyone’s heart, lived his very short life to the full and my heart is full of love and pride for having this beautiful person as part of my life. He was much loved by all his friends, girlfriend, and family and our hearts are breaking knowing that we will not see that cheeky grin again, apart from in our wonderful memories of him."

20 year old Tom Aldridge Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The family of Tom Aldridge said

"Tom was a very generous and loving boy, lovednnot just by his family but by his many, many, friends. Tom would help everyone who needed it and has seen friends through many hard times always putting them first. He was mad on cars, and with friends was always tinkering with them. He loved motor sport from a very young age, and was a big fan of Mercedes F1 team and Lewis Hamilton. It is hard to describe how this has affected us, but needless to say that he will always be in our thoughts and those no doubt of his friends."

59 year old Allan Evans Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The family of Allan Evans paid tribute to him by saying

"Allan was a carer for his elderly mother and was such a loving, kind-hearted son, brother, and uncle. He always looked out for others who came into his life and will be sorely missed by his mum,sisters, wider family and friends."