Gainsborough: Tributes paid to crash victim


Tributes have been paid following the death of 19-year-old Callum Douce from Gainsborough.

Mr Douce was driving a blue Fiat Punto when it was in collision with a Scania artic lorry at around 6.55am on Wednesday 31st July.

He was pronounced dead at the scene but no-one else was hurt in the crash which happened on the A156 Gainsborough Road at Gate Burton.

Tributes have been paid via The Gainsborough Standard Facebook Page.

Carol Marshall posted “Such a waste of a young life, our thoughts are with his family and friends and those of the lorry driver’s family.”

Annette Kidd posted: “RIP Callum, a wonderful person. So very sad. Thoughts go to his family. Such a huge devastating loss to them all. It’s always the best.”

Michael Gould posted: “Me and the Jackson lads are very sad to hear the news, we always remember the funny cheeky lad on work experience with us. Rest in peace buddy.

LLianne Omara posted: “Far to young, my thoughts are with his family, friends and his girlfriend. Hope you rest in peace.”

Geraldine Wright posted: “Such a tragic waste of a young life. Thoughts with his family and friends. Rip Callum. Life is fragile.”

Amanda Blakey posted: “Such a young life taken away far two soon. My thoughts are with Callum’s family and friends, sending big hugs all your way.”

Lesley Talbot Daniels posted: “RIP Callum, such a waste of a young man. My thoughts are with your family and your girlfriend at this sad time.”

Samantha Ellis posted: “God bless you and your family and friends.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision, or anyone who may have seen the vehicles before it, to get in touch as soon as possible.

Witnesses can call Sgt Chris Dennett on 101, quoting incident number 71 of 31st July 2013.