Letchworth lamppost crash victim named

A BALDOCK man who died in a car crash on Tuesday night has been named.

Police have confirmed that Liam Haley, 24, was killed after the red Honda Civic Type R he was driving crashed into a lamppost in Icknield Way, Letchworth GC, at around 10.15pm.

Mr Haley was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage with head injuries, where he died.

Tributes to the 24-year-old continue to gather at the scene of the crash and a Facebook group set up in his honour has already amassed more than 400 members.

Writing on the wall of the group, called ‘RIP Liam Haley’, Julie Healy Gunn posted: “Oh Liam. You were a cheeky little devil at school, then you blossomed into a fine young man. Thinking of you and your family. xxx”.

Bernice Randall said: “Your smile brightened up the room and everyone in it...R.I.P.Liam xxx”.

Nick Milton said: “The love everyone has shown on this page is amazing and if there was a post box to heaven you sure would have a lot to read, thinking of you always....”.

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*The passenger in the car, a 25-year-old man from Letchworth GC, suffered minor injuries in the crash and was taken to hospital to be treated. He was discharged last night (Wednesday).

Icknield Way was closed following the incident, but reopened at about 2.15am.

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