Tributes to loving young father killed in car crash

Credit: South Wales Police

The victim of the car crash on the A4223 Nant-y-Gwyddon Road early on Saturday morning has been named.

Jake Frederick Rees, who was 26 and from Tonypandy, had a four year old son.

Jake was a loving father to his four year old son Hudson and enjoyed physical activities. He was employed as an upholsterer at a local company. He was loved and respected by all his family and friends, including anybody who came into contact with him. >

Jake Rees' family

Jake will be sadly missed. He will always be in my heart.

Rony Rees, Jake's father

We had an amazing 26 years, three months, 10 days, 13 hours and 58 minutes of fun and friendship. I am so proud of the man you became. You will always be my baby boy. Love you Gobbotts!

Diane Price, Jake's mother

Jake was my amazing boyfriend. I will always love and miss you. I will treasure every memory.

Sarah, Jake's girlfriend

South Wales Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses with information regarding the collision.

It occurred at 02.03hrs on Saturday 30th of July 2016 on the A4223 Nant-y-Gwyddon Road in Porth involving red Ford Fiesta.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police on 101.