Family pays tribute to “happy, caring, kind and considerate” Tadley man killed in A33 crash near Swallowfield

THE family of a Tadley man killed in a car accident earlier this month have paid tribute to a “happy, caring, kind and considerate young man”. Kyle Jones, aged 31, died following a road traffic collision on April 11, on the A33 near Swallowfield. Mr Jones, along with his friend Connor O’Shea, died at the scene.

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In a statement released through Thames Valley Police today (Wednesday), Mr Jones’ family said: “Kyle was a happy, caring, kind and considerate young man who was loved by many people.

“He would help or do anything for anyone especially his friends.

“He lived life to the full enjoying many social events with his extended family. “Kyle had a great group of friends who he enjoyed spending his spare time with.

“As his parents, he made us so proud in what he had achieved. Kyle had a great future ahead of him.

“Kyle will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. “RIP Kyle.” Mr O’Shea, 26, was a father of two young boys and was just weeks away from celebrating his third wedding anniversary.

His family described him as “a loving husband, daddy, son, brother and friend to so many”. In a tribute, released through the police today, they added: “We are devastated by the sudden loss of our rock! We will love, miss and remember you always.”

Connor O'Shea Connor O’Shea

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following the collision, which happened at around 5.25pm on Sunday, April 11.

The collision occurred on the A33, between an orange coloured Renault Megane and a white HGV, both of which were travelling on the southbound carriageway. The driver of the HGV was not injured. There have not been any arrests in connection with this incident.

Investigating officer, Sergeant Darren Brown, of the Serious Collisions Investigating Unit, said: “This was a tragic incident which resulted in the death of two men in the Renault Megane. “I am appealing to any motorists who were also using the A33 at this time, to get in touch if they have any information relating to this incident, or if they saw anything. “I am particularly appealing to any dash-cam users.

Please review your footage and contact us if there is anything significant on it. “I’d also appeal to anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the collision. Both were travelling southbound, from the direction of Reading, and heading out of the county and towards Basingstoke.

“Please contact 101 and quote 43210152016 if you can help.

Or you can report online.”