Tributes paid to lorry driver, 26

TRIBUTES have started coming in to a lorry driver who has died in hospital after being injured in a horrific crash on the A14 last month.

A LORRY driver who was seriously injured in a horrific crash on the A14 last month has died in hospital.

Kelsey Jordan, 26, of Bull Road, Ipswich, was on the westbound carriageway of the A14 near the Rowley Mile services at Newmarket when the crash happened during the early hours of January 8.

The crash involved Mr Jordan's lorry, two other HGVs and a car.

Mr Jordan, who had to be freed from his cab, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. He has now died from his injuries.

Today, friends and family paid tribute to Mr Jordan - believed to be a father of two - who was also known by the nickname 'Big'un'.

The Newcastle United fan's Facebook page has been flooded with emotional messages from loved ones.

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Workmate Peter Firman wrote: “I can't believe that you're gone. I only knew you for two years but I will miss you so much.

“I'm completely shocked and numb. You will be so greatly missed by all who knew and worked with you. My thoughts are with all your family. R.I.P Big'un.”

Darren Capon wrote: “Why you hey Big'un? You fought so hard to stay with us. We'll all miss you so very much. It was an honour to be your friend, sweet dreams fella xoxox.”

Others left messages of condolence to Mr Jordan's family, including Laura Ann Nelson who wrote: “My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this awful time. You will always be remembered x x R.I.P Kelsey x x. Heaven has a new angel now x.”

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anybody who saw what happened should contact PC Roy Dade at the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 01473 613500.

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