Bethany's father speaks for first time

The father of M62 crash victim Bethany Jones speaks for the first time about the effect the accident has had on his family

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Report: Father of M62 victim tells of her last moments

The father of Bethany Jones has told Calendar of the last time he saw her. She was happy, laughing and excited as she set off on a hen party trip that ended so tragically.

18-year-old Bethany died and nineteen other women, including her mother Diane and sister Amy were badly injured when their minibus was involved in a horrific crash on the M62 as it travelled from South Elmsall to Liverpool.

Speaking publicly for the first time Paul Jones said he wanted to thank the emergency crews and medical staff who'd battled so hard to save his daughter's life. David Hirst reports.


The father of M62 coach crash victim speaks for the first time.

Today Bethany's father Paul Jones spoke to our correspondent David Hirst about the effect the deavstating crash has had on his family. Paul talks about arriving at the scene within half an hour of the crash.

His daughter Amy and wife Diane were among the 19 women seriously injured in the accident. The women were all on their way to a hen party in Liverpool. And you can see more of this interview on Calendar tonight at 6pm.

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