Dozens of floral tributes left for Gabriel Fields in Kirkham as car crash passengers are released from hospital

Dozens of floral tributes and messages have been laid at the scene where an “amazing son, brother and friend” was killed after being hit by a car in Kirkham.

By James Graves
Thursday, 9th July 2020, 12:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 9th July 2020, 4:26 pm

Gabriel Fields, 19, from Kirkham, died after he was hit by an Audi S3 on Station Road on Saturday, July 4 just after 10pm..

The university student suffered multiple injuries after being struck by the car, and despite the efforts of emergency crews, died a short time later.

Following the incident, family, friends and the surrounding community have left dozens of tributes and messages for Gabriel, inset.

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Dozens of floral tributes have been left in Kirkham

The driver of the Audi, a 30-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital along with three passengers from the car who suffered more minor injuries.

A Lancashire Police spokesman confirmed yesterday that the three passengers have been discharged from hospital, while the driver remains in hospital in a ‘serious but stable condition.’

No one has been arrested in connection with the incident currently.

In a tribute Gabriel’s family said: “Sadly, last night on the 4th July 2020 our handsome son Gabriel Isaac Fields was tragically taken away from us.

Gabriel Fields died after being hit by an Audi on Station Road.

“Gabriel was a kind, loving, and intelligent young man. He was an amazing son, brother and friend.

“Gabriel had a bright future ahead of him and had just completed his 1st year studying psychology at Salford University.

“Upon his return from university Gabriel had been working in a local convenience store, and had become a key and hard working member of the team.

“Gabriel always found time for others, in particular his younger sister who adored him ‘to the moon and back.’

Gabriel was a Salford University student.

“We love you Gabriel.

“We ask that our privacy be respected during this difficult time.”

Anyone with information in connection to the crash should contact police on 101 and quote 1535 of July 4th.