Family pay tribute to kind and generous parents killed in crash
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The son of a couple tragically killed in a collision at the weekend has paid tribute to his selfless, kind and generous parents.
David Haynes, aged 75, and his wife Beryl, aged 72, died when their car was involved in a collision on the B4425 Bibury Road near Cirencester on Saturday morning (5 November).
Beryl was originally from Corsham, Wiltshire, while David was from Twyford, Buckinghamshire, and they had lived in Twyford since 1969. They have an extended family and group of friends in both Corsham and Twyford.
Their son, Kevin, said: "Both mum and dad were amazing people and the best parents, and grandparents to Darcy, that I could have wished for.
"They were selfless, kind, generous and always gave their time for others, family and friends. They would be overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from the communities in Corsham and in Twyford, and the surrounding areas.
"Mum and dad were both huge advocates for those less fortunate, often people who were lonely and just wanted to talk to someone. I am so proud of my parents, the way they lived their lives to help others and just wish we had more time with them to enjoy their company, hear their stories and tell them how much they were loved."
David was retired after working for the Vehicle Inspectorate in Bicester, and Beryl was a retired carer for the elderly, a full time mum and housewife.
Three people died following the collision near Cirencester at around 8.50am on Saturday. The two-vehicle collision involved a Ford Transit Connect van and a Ford Focus car.
The driver of the van, aged 51, also died at the scene.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the collision and would like to hear from anyone who has not already been spoken to and who may have witnessed the collision or the vehicles involved prior to the incident.
Officers would also like to speak to anybody who may have dashcam footage which they believe would be relevant, or who saw anything unusual on the road in the time beforehand.