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Taxi company offers free rides for people struggling to get to Leicester City memorial

A sea of tributes has formed outside the King Power Stadium. Credit: PA

A taxi company has offered free rides those who want to pay their respects to victims of the Leicester helicopter crash, but would otherwise struggle to get to the King Power Stadium.

The owners of the Loughbough-based ADT Taxis said they were "heartbroken by the events at Leicester City".

In statement on their website, they said: "We have been supporters of the fans with 100% LCFC for the last few years, and we have all enjoyed the magical ride, but we know some fans may struggle to get to the Vichai Memorial at the ground, so we are offering a limited amount of FREE taxis for those most in need."

Leicester City players gathered outside the King Power Stadium to pay tribute to their chairman. Credit: PA

The statement continues: "We know that many thousands of fans from ALL football clubs have been making the pilgrimage to the King Power to show their respects for Vichai and the other 4 people who so sadly died in the tragic accident."

We know some fans may struggle to get to the Vichai Memorial at the ground, so we are offering a limited amount of free taxis for those most in need.

– Statement from ADT TAXIS LTD

"But with our day to day taxi service, we know there are many local people who struggle to get around, and may be desperate to get to the stadium but find that it is beyond their means.

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