Family from Three Holes, near Wisbech, pay tribute to their 21-year-old son who died in a collision at Fincham

Chris Fuller of Thre Holes, near Wisbech, who died in an RTC at Fincham

Chris Fuller of Thre Holes, near Wisbech, who died in an RTC at Fincham - Credit: Archant

A family have paid tribute to their 'treasured son' who died when his car was in a collision and caught fire earlier this month.

Christopher Fuller, 21, from Three Holes near Wisbech, was described as having a 'love of life.'

The family of Christopher paid tribute to his ability to 'overcome many obstacles' and 'his many achievements in his short life' following the collision which happened at 9.30pm on Thursday September 8 at Fincham near Downham Market.

His family said, 'He made us proud every day. We will remember his cheeky smirk, his laugh and his love of people and animals.

'Our Christopher, our son, brother, nephew, uncle and friend is now in grannies care.

'Our beautiful boy will be loved and missed forever. Goodnight sweetheart.'

The accident happened on the A1122 at Fincham.

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Police appealed for witnesses following the fatal collision at about 9.30pm on Roman Road, about 100 metres from the national speed limit/speed restriction signs as you exit Fincham village heading towards Swaffham.

A black Citroen C4 travelling towards Swaffham and a grey Seat Arosa travelling in the opposite direction towards Downham Market were involved in a collision.

The Seat, driven by Christopher, overturned and came to rest on its roof. The car then caught fire.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said: 'Police, firefighters and paramedics attended the scene but the driver was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

'The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and later re-opened shortly after 5am.

'Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning the driving manner of either vehicle prior to the collision.'

• Witnesses should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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