Family tribute to soldier killed on A1 at South Witham - ‘Stuart was our hero’

Stuart Young was killed in a crash on the A1 on Saturday.
Stuart Young was killed in a crash on the A1 on Saturday.
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The family of a soldier killed in a crash on the A1 at South Witham on Saturday have paid tribute to an ‘amazing man loved by many’.

Stuart Young, 24, of Glenrothes, Fife in Scotland was killed in a two car collision on the A1 southbound at around 5.20pm on Saturday.

Stuart’s family said: “Stuart’s death has left a hole in our hearts.

“Stuart was our hero, he was an amazing young man loved by many. Stuart’s first love was being a soldier, he loved his family and friends and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.”

Mr Young was driving a blue Ford Focus when the car collided with a blue Volkswagen Passat driven by a 30-year-old man from Frampton near Boston.

The Boston man suffered minor injuries in the accident and has since been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or saw either of the cars in the minutes leading up to the crash is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 or call the collision witness hotline on 01522 558855.