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Family of A1(M) crash victim remember 'beautiful, selfless and loving' woman

Amelia Jayne Szelewski died in the crash. Credit: Hertfordshire Police

The family of a woman who was killed in a crash on the A1(M) in Hertfordshire earlier this month have described her as a 'beautiful, selfless and loving' daughter and sister.

25-year-old Amelia Jayne Szelewski died when she was involved in a collision between Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City last Sunday (April 16).

She was travelling back to London after a weekend away with her 35-year-old boyfriend Chris Burke and younger sister Celia.

Both Chris and Celia remain at Addenbrooke's Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The crash happened on the A1(M). Credit: ITV News Anglia

Another of Amelia's sisters Olivia says she was the "life and soul of the party."

Amelia knew so many people. Every time we went into a pub, someone else would stop to chat to her – she was just that sort of person.

She was the life and soul of the party.

When we were away at the weekend, she didn’t stop laughing the whole time. She was so cheeky but she always retained this angelic, childlike innocence. I used to call her my angel.

Even though there was only 14 months between us I always felt so protective of her. She was my little baby.

Everywhere she went, she lit up the room. There was genuinely nothing bad you could say about her. She had such a good heart.

– Olivia Szelewski, Amelia's sister