Teen’s closing message to girlfriend earlier than killing himself in motorway crash

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Alex Tyson

Alex Tyson was months away from ending his apprenticeship and had been teaching a soccer staff (Image: MEN Media)

‘I love you and always will’ – that is the final message despatched by a youngster to his girlfriend earlier than taking his personal life, an inquest has discovered.

Alex Tyson died immediately after crashing his Ford Fiesta close to a Lancashire village on September 4 final 12 months. 

His demise, which has been dominated a suicide, occurred simply moments after he texted her: ‘I love you and always will. I am on the motorway. See you in the next life and goodbye.’

An inquest held on Thursday heard he crashed his automobile travelling at as much as 88mph.

The parents of a 19-year-old football fan who was killed instantly in a crash on the M6 have spoken of the

His demise was dominated a suicide throughout an inquest final week (Image: MEN MEDIA)

After receiving the message, Alex’s panicked associate contacted his sister Ellie who tracked his location on Discover My iPhone.

His dad, Peter, raced to the M6 at Junction 31a earlier than making his option to the slip highway at Junction 31 the place the crash had occurred.

Recalling that night, the taxi driver mentioned: ‘I went home and his car wasn’t on the drive.

‘I received a screenshot from Ellie from Discover My iPhone, which confirmed his cellphone was between the slip highway and the carriageway.

The parents of a 19-year-old football fan who was killed instantly in a crash on the M6 have spoken of the

Alex was killed immediately after crashing his Ford Fiesta right into a crash barrier (Image: MEN MEDIA)

‘I went home and told [Alex’s mum] Caroline what Ellie had mentioned however by that stage, he had been lifeless half an hour.

‘Then I went to Junction 31a and headed southbound. There were no blues and twos and I thought “that’s good”. 

‘I got here off at Junction 31 and noticed his automobile between the carriageway and the slip highway. I jumped out and ran throughout utilizing my cellphone as a torch however he was not within the automobile.

‘I found him 20 yards from the car. Imagine that – finding your own son dead.’

Throughout the inquest, space coroner Chris Lengthy concluded Alex’s demise was a suicide.

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‘If you are going through a crisis, speak to good friends or family,’ mum Caroline mentioned.

‘I don’t need another dad and mom to undergo what we went by.’

Peter added: ‘We wake up every day with a wrecking ball through our lives.’

Based on his dad and mom, Alex had been planning for the longer term, having lately purchased Coldplay tickets and booked a visit to Milan.

Peter added: ‘He was only three months away from finishing his apprenticeship at BAE. He had the whole world in front of him.’

Alongside his research, Alex additionally coached a soccer staff and was ‘an avid fan’ of all sports activities.

After his demise, Preston North Finish Soccer Membership posted a tribute on Twitter: ‘Everybody on the membership was deeply saddened to be taught of the tragic passing of PNE fan Alex Tyson on the age of simply 19.

‘Our thoughts are with all of Alex’s household and pals at this extremely unhappy time.’

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