Father of crash victim: “We’ll never stop loving him”

THE FATHER of a young man killed as he walked along a road near to his home, has today paid tribute to his “kind and generous” son.

Stuart Argent, was on foot at the time of the collision with a silver Volkswagen Polo on the A120 at Coggeshall, close to the junction with Tey Road.

The 25-year-old, who lived in Myneer Park, Coggeshall, suffered serious head injuries and was taken by the Essex Air Ambulance to The Royal London Hospital following the accident on Friday at around 5pm.

Speaking on behalf of his family Colin Argent said it is hard to accept Stuart will no longer be with them as he pledge to “never stop loving” his beloved son.

“He was a son to be proud of,” he said. “Stuart was hard-working, kind and generous, and close to his family.


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“From his years at St Peters Primary and Honeywood Schools to his workmates at Marks Farm, Tesco, no-one ever had a bad word to say about him.

“As a family, we never had a fall-out with him and that says it all really.

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“He loved his wrestling and went on trips several times, including Chicago to watch it, and was planning to visit Egypt next year.

“He also enjoyed computer games and movies, and was a regular cinema-goer.

“His career ambition was to progress with Tesco and become a manager, and he was doing well there.

“He was credit to us all, and life will never be the same without him.

“We’ll never stop loving him.”

Essex Police confirmed that Mr Argent had died from his injuries yesterday.

The A120 was closed for several hours as emergency services dealt with the accident, diverting the rush-hour traffic.

Police officers investigating the crash are appealing for witnesses to the collision, or anyone who saw Mr Argent in the time leading up to the crash, to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact the Dunmow road policing unit on 0300 333 4444.

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