‘Beautiful’ mum, 21, dies in car crash on way to McDonald’s with boyfriend

0

Tributes have flooded in to a 21-year-old “beautiful kind gentle mum” who died in a crash during an outing to McDonald’s.

Sophie Murphy, went to play golf with her boyfriend on Saturday at Brighouse, Calderdale, West Yorkshire.

After spending the morning on the course, they decided to go for a late meal shortly after 2pm.

Sophie, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, was a passenger in a Vauxhall Corsa being driven by her partner when the smash happened moments later.

The couple were travelling away from Brighouse, when they collided with a Mercedes C180 travelling in the opposite direction, towards the town.

Sophie died at the scene despite desperate efforts to revive her, police said.

Her daughter, who celebrated her first birthday in June, was being looked after by her gran during the incident.

Sophie’s mum posted a picture of Sophie and her daughter on social media with the message: “My life gone.”

Her tribute continued: “There are no words, to describe the news I received yesterday that my beautiful daughter Sophie has been taken from me at the young age of 21.

“My life my heart and my whole world has been torn apart.

“My Sophie, my baby, my first love. All my life I have lived for my children. My heart is now broken.

“I will love you forever and promise from the bottom of my heart I will make you proud and make sure Emilia has the best upbringing.

“You was the best mum, a daughter could ever wish for. Fly high my angel until we meet again xxxxxxxxx.”

Other friends and family were also devastated.

One posted: “God Bless Sophie Murphy.  A beautiful, kind, gentle, lovely, young Mum; taken too soon.

“I wish I could turn back time. Rest in Peace xx️”   

Police are appealing for witnesses to the two car collision which happened about 2.22pm on the A643 Highmoor Lane in Brighouse on Saturday 22 August.

Det Sgt Alison Webb, of the Major Collision and Enquiry Team, said “This has clearly been a very serious incident in which a young woman has lost her life and we are conducting a full investigation into what took place.

“We are appealing for witnesses and I would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or either the Mercedes or Corsa just prior the incident taking place.

“We would also ask anyone who has dashcam footage of the collision or the vehicles driving just prior to the crash to contact us.”

Call 101, referencing police log 1017 of August 22 or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat with information.

Share.

About Author

Leave A Reply