Family pay tribute to nurse who died in motorway crash

Credit: West Midlands Police.

A woman who died in a motorway crash on Monday (July 27) has been described as a "loving mother and daughter".

Victoria Kavanagh, a children's nurse from Oldbury, died after a collision involving two lorries and a car on the M6 motorway on the M6 near Walsall.

The 41-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, while the lorry drivers were left unhurt.

In a tribute Ms Kavanagh's family have described her as being a "friend to everyone she met".

Victoria was a loving mother and daughter and a friend to everyone she met.

Family spokesperson

The family said "she graduated 18 months ago in children's nursing and got her dream job shortly after, working with safeguarding children."

"She had just been accepted to study for her masters in public health and had so much to look forward to."

"She will leave behind a massive hole in our lives and will be forever missed."


Detective Constable Damian Gibson, of the serious collision investigation unit, said police are doing all they could to piece together what had happened.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to contact them.