Tributes paid to tragic best friends

THE grieving families of two young best friends who were tragically killed in a car crash in Suffolk have paid tribute to them.Daniel Prescott, 22, and Dwayne Hasnip, 19, who were both from Ipswich, died after the collision on the A12 at Holton St Mary.

THE grieving families of two young best friends who were tragically killed in a car crash in Suffolk have paid tribute to them.

Daniel Prescott, 22, and Dwayne Hasnip, 19, who were both from Ipswich, died after the collision on the A12 at Holton St Mary.

They were rear-seat passengers in a black Volkswagen Golf when it left the Ipswich-bound carriageway, turned over and hit a tree at about 2.50am on Saturday .

The family of Mr Prescott, from Dombey Road, described him as a “beautiful son and brother” who had a zest for life and a love of football.


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The family of Mr Hasnip, from Allenby Road, said he was a lovely and well-liked young man, who also loved football.

Mr Prescott's family said: “Hollies, Stephanie and Nathan wish to thank all their family and friends for their love and support at this very difficult time following the tragic loss of their beautiful son and brother, Daniel Prescott.

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“He will be greatly missed by his grandparents, aunties, uncles, cousins and friends.

“Daniel had a love of football, playing for Walton Rangers FC and St Johns FC. He was always happy and smiling with a zest for life.”

Mr Hasnip's family said: “Dwayne was a lovely young man who had worked hard since leaving school.

“He loved his football and other sports. He was well known and liked by everybody.

“At this time of tragic loss, Dwayne was with his best friend Daniel.

“He will be sadly missed by his father Mick, brother Vincent and sisters Tammi and Jade. Dwayne was very fond of his nieces and nephews.

“The family wish to thank everyone for their support at this sad time.”

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses to the crash, which the driver and front seat passenger survived.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who was travelling in the area and may have seen the vehicle before the collision or when the crash occurred.

Anyone with any information should contact Pc Darren Sargent at the force's road policing unit on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

n A 29-year-old man from Ipswich has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been bailed, to return to Ipswich police station on November 10.

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