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Old September 18th, 2007, 01:51 PM
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Two news reports (read first) and a statement made on another forum by the farther (driver)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/e...re/6998001.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/e...re/7001520.stm

I have to thank everyone who has been by our sides through this ongoing ordeal. Thanks also to everyone who have sent messages and posted on the various forums. I do not have the strength at the moment to trawl the other forums, please spread my thanks.

All the support is truly overwelming, and we are touched.

Now, to set the story straight, and I know I don't need to with you, but I want my friends (you lot) to know the truth first hand.

I was not overtaking the transit van, my children were all strapped in securely, which ultimately made it hard to get them out and contributed to the deaths of both Keavy and Willow. Still, despite this, I firmly believe kids should be strapped in, if we hadn't hit cold water, the outcome may have been very different.

The Transit van in question did not yield, his side of the road had a three foot edge, mine had a six or seen inch edge. My rear tyre felt like it slipped off the bank, sliding me sideways. The 110 shot across the road and then rolled down the bank, submerging it a foot or two under the water. And the rest is history.

Now for the sad part, we have to face the very real prospect that the life support will be turned off on Angel and Thor later middayish. This isn't guess work, we have been taking to every surgeon in Leicester.

Your support and help is a source of strength for us, in 48hrs we have gone from a happy family of eight children, to a broke family with four children, I can not epress how we feel, and I really hope you NEVER find out.

i will endeavour to post something in the next couple of days.

i an proud to count you all as my friends.

Thank you

Nigel, Sara, Star, Liam, Amber and Ceann.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 02:03 PM
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Jesus... what a horrible tragedy.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 02:03 PM
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Thats horrible
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Old September 18th, 2007, 02:06 PM
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I have no words. That is horrible. My heart goes out to you and your family.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 02:09 PM
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How aweful. I can't imagine being one of the parents. I am confused though. Did it say that 7 children were in the 110? If so, how could they all be belted in?
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Made it further than half of the other guys, but the Hammers won.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 02:13 PM
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4 in the jump seats, 3 in the middle row I would assume.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 02:24 PM
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4 in the jump seats, 3 in the middle row I would assume.
Okay, makes since. Absolutely horrible.
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Old September 18th, 2007, 04:00 PM
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Old September 18th, 2007, 05:18 PM
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I am so sorry. my prayers go out to the family
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Old September 18th, 2007, 05:30 PM
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Our thoughts and prayers are with them...
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Old September 18th, 2007, 05:59 PM
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saw it on msn.co.uk monday, then saw it on this forum http://forum.landrovernet.com/index.php?
under http://forum.landrovernet.com/showthread.php?t=95505

didn't know him personaly but been wheeling up his way a few times so more than lightly bumped into him. to many to remember over there
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