BEREFT families have paid tribute following the deaths of three teenagers in a car crash near Shipston.
Harry Purcell, Matilda Seccombe and Frank Wormald died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash on the B4035 Campden Road, near to Portobello Crossroads last Friday (April 21).
A fourth teenager who had been in the vehicle, Edward Spencer, remains in a serious but stable condition.
All four were sixth formers at Chipping Campden School and were travelling home when the crash happened – their car, a Ford Fiesta, colliding with a Fiat 500 carrying a woman and two children. All three occupants of the Fiat sustained serious injuries but are stable in hospital.
In a statement issued today (Thursday) Harry’s family said: “Our hearts are broken but our love for Harry will live forever.
“He was so kind in every way and carried with him a contagious smile that everyone around him loved so much.
“He will live on in everyone’s hearts and memories forever and never be forgotten.”
Tilly’s family said: “We are utterly devastated by the loss of our beautiful girl who made us so happy.
“Our hearts go out to all who knew her and will share this terrible pain. Thank you Tilly.
“We are blessed to have had you in our lives.”