Heartbroken family pay tribute to 'precious' boy, 7, mowed down and killed in horror car crash | The Sun

TRIBUTES have been paid to a "precious" seven-year-old boy killed in a horror crash.

Alfie Tollett tragically couldn't be saved after suffering serious injuries in the collision on Sunday.

His heartbroken family have now paid tribute to the youngster following the horror in Plymouth, Devon.

They said: "This has to be one of the hardest things we have had to do as a family.

"On Sunday, our precious little Alfie was involved in a horrible incident where sadly he lost his life.

“This has left a massive hole in our whole family. Our Alfie was not just our son and brother, but also a grandson, a cousin, a nephew and a friend to so many people.

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“He was our special cheeky, funny and precious little man. Our hearts are completely broken. We are so numb and are struggling to understand why this has happened."

The family also thanked those who have given them "kind words of support".

They added: "To our Alfie moos, we miss you sweetheart and we will never ever forget you. Fly high our baby.

"Thank you for the best seven years of our lives. All our love Mummy, Daddy, Jack and Teddy. X”.

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Police were called to Wembury Road, near the Plymstock Albion Oaks Rugby Club, at around 11.10am on Sunday.

A 55-year-old man from Plymouth was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

He has since been released on bail to return on May 20.

Anyone with information has been asked to call police on 101 quoting reference number 50230040392.

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