Three men from South Wales killed in Bath truck crash

Four people have died after a serious collision in Weston near Bath. Three of the men are from South Wales. The other was a four-year-old girl named by police as Mitzi Rosanna Steady.

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Funeral of Bath crash victim held in Swansea

The funeral of one of the men who were killed by a runaway tipper lorry in Bath has taken place in Swansea today.

Phil Allen, 52, died along with Bob Parker and Stephen Vaughan after a car they were travelling in was hit by the truck.

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Phil Allen was killed in the crash along with Stephen Vaughan and Bob Parker. Credit: ITV News

Phil Allen was described by his family as "a loving, gentle and very thoughtful man."

A four year old girl from the local area, Mitzi Rosanna Steady, was also killed in the crash.

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Two men arrested following Bath truck crash

Two men aged 19 and 28 have been arrested following the tipper truck crash in Bath last week which killed four people, Avon and Somerset Police said.

The crash killed three Welsh men and a four year old girl Credit: ITV Wales

The 19 year old has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and manslaughter by gross negligence.

The 28 year old has been arrested on suspicion of causing manslaughter by gross negligence.

Three men from Wales were killed in the crash, along with a four year old girl from the local area.

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Young driver in Bath lorry crash was newly qualified

Philip Potter, 19, was taken to hospital with minor injuries following the accident.

It has emerged that the young driver involved in Monday's devastating lorry crash in Bath had only qualified for his HGV licence three months before the tragedy.

19-year-old Philip Potter was taken to hospital with minor injuries following the accident on Lansdown Lane in which four people died, including a four-year-old girl.

Witnesses have said he repeatedly sounded his horn, in an apparent attempt to avert an accident.

The young driver, who lives near Chippenham, was driving for Wiltshire-based firm Grittenham Haulage Ltd when the crash happened.

The police investigation continues.

Widow's tribute to Gorseinon man killed in Bath crash

The widow of a man from Gorseinon killed in a truck crash in Bath has described him as "a true gentleman - when he smiled the whole room would smile."

Stephen Vaughan was 'dedicated to his family.' Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Stephen Vaughan, 34, ran a luxury taxi firm and was driving clients, two other Welsh men who were also killed, when the incident happened on Monday.

Steve was infectious; when he smiled, the whole room would smile. Myself, Steve's parents and family are very proud of the man he was, a true gentleman and we were so privileged to have been a part of his life. We are devastated that he was taken away from us so soon.

We had only been married six months and I was honoured that he chose me to be his wife. Steve was dedicated to his family and his business which made him a well-respected business man. Even though we are going through our loss, our hearts go out to all the other families that have lost loved ones and would like to thank the emergency services and the local community for everything that they have done for us at this sad time.

– Stephen Vaughan's wife, Sian


Three men from Wales killed in Bath crash named

Police have identified all three men from Wales who died in the Bath truck crash tragedy on Monday.

People lay flower tributes following the crash in Bath Credit: PA

The three men have been identified as:

Robert Parker, aged 59, from Cwmbran, Phillip Allen, aged 52, from Swansea and Stephen Vaughan, aged 34, also from Swansea.

A four-year-old girl from Bath Mitzi Rosanna Steady also died in the accident.

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