Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement

Boxing

Tyson Fury sends video message to family of four boxing fans who died in crash on way to watch him fight Deontay Wilder

, Tyson Fury sends video message to family of four boxing fans who died in crash on way to watch him fight Deontay Wilder

TYSON Fury has paid tribute to four fans from the same family who were killed in a car crash while driving to watch his heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder.

Johnny Cash, 44, his son John Boy Cash, 19, and two nephews Miles Anthony Cash, 25, and Jacko Cosgrove, 18, died in the horror smash on October 10.

Tributes were paid fo Jacko Cosgrove, Miles ‘Smiler’ Cash, John Cash and his son JohnBoy Cash after the horror crash
Boxing champ Tyson Fury posted a video message of support to the men’s family

 

Mr Cash’s 15-year-old son is continuing to be treated for serious head injuries in hospital after the crash on a remote country lane in Headcorn, Kent.

They were on their way to watch ‘Gypsy King’ Fury’s showdown when the car crashed just before 1am.

The boxing champ sent a video message on Instagram to the men’s bereaved family.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Fury said: “I’d like to send my condolences and rest in peace to the Cash family and the Cosgrove family on their recent loss.

‘GOD BLESS THEM’

“God bless them. Make them a good bed in heaven. In the mighty name of Jesus. Amen.”

An inquest into the men’s deaths is set to open on October 26.

Following the deaths, family members and friends posted touching tributes to the men, who were believed to be part of a nearby traveller community.

A devastated relative at the crash site said: “We’re broken and we’ll never get over them being gone. 

“They were lovely, lovely men and we’ll miss them everyday.”

Another mourner praised John Cash as a “hard-working man with not a bad bone in his body”.

He said: “It was a big shock for all of us. John Boy had a six-week-old baby. Jacko just found out his wife was having a little kid as well.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

FAMILY’S GRIEF

“I found out about an hour after it happened. I couldn’t stop crying. I thought it was a bad dream.”

John Boy Cash and Jacko had both boxed at a local amateur boxing club when they were younger.

A family friend told Sun Online: “It’s tragic. They were lovely kids. Full of life. Just boys wanting to be boys.

“They were respectable kids.”

British boxing ace Dennis McCann paid tribute to John Boy Cash in a touching Instagram post.

Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are investigating the crash and officers are appealing for any witnesses to get in contact.

, Tyson Fury sends video message to family of four boxing fans who died in crash on way to watch him fight Deontay Wilder

Tributes have been paid after four men, including father and son John and Johnboy Cash, were killed in a horror crash

, Tyson Fury sends video message to family of four boxing fans who died in crash on way to watch him fight Deontay Wilder

Kent boxer Dennis McCann posted a photo of himself with Johnboy Cash

, Tyson Fury sends video message to family of four boxing fans who died in crash on way to watch him fight Deontay Wilder

The men had been on their way to watch Tyson Fury’s heavyweight clash with Deontay Wilder

, Tyson Fury sends video message to family of four boxing fans who died in crash on way to watch him fight Deontay Wilder

Floral tributes have been left at the crash site in memory of the victims

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest

Horse Racing

Punters were left stunned by the incredible performance of Mr Vango in the Devon National, where he left his rivals trailing behind by a...

Horse Racing

What happened? Flat jockey James Doyle found himself on the sidelines after sustaining an injury while out hunting with friends. This unfortunate incident caused...

Horse Racing

Lavish Grand National Weights Feast Unveils 2024 Weights The Grand National weights feast is known for its extravagant meals and this year was no...

Horse Racing

Lucinda Russell: A National Hero Lucinda Russell, the proud Scot with a track record of beating the odds, is not your average trainer. With...

Horse Racing

Meet Paul Townend: The Unsung Hero Paul Townend, who left school at 15, has quietly made his mark in the world of horse racing....

Formula 1

Former F1 Star Wilson Fittipaldi Dies After Christmas Dinner Incident Wilson Fittipaldi, the former F1 star and team owner, has passed away at the...

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement