Grieving parents' tribute to son

The parents of a 15-year-old boy paid tribute to "a charming, kind and decent youngster" last night after he died following a road crash. Ellery Glynne died in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, on Thursday, after a collision with a white Vauxhall Combo van at about 5pm on Monday, less than two miles from his home in Tacolneston.

The parents of a 15-year-old boy paid tribute to “a charming, kind and decent youngster” last night after he died following a road crash.

Ellery Glynne died in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, on Thursday, after a collision with a white Vauxhall Combo van at about 5pm on Monday, less than two miles from his home in Tacolneston.

He was riding his bicycle in Norwich Road, Bunwell, near the junction with Bunwell Street on his way to a friend's house.

The teenager was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital but later transferred to Addenbrooke's with a blood clot on his brain and a fractured skull.

After initially responding well to treatment and regaining consciousness,

he died despite an operation to try and save his life.

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Ellery's parents thanked the hospital consultant and his team in intensive care for their efforts to save their son, a pupil at Old Buckenham High School and previously Tacolneston Primary School.

They described him as a “charming, kind and decent boy”, with a love of clothes, music and computer games and having an affectionate manner.

A very popular and outgoing youngster with lots of friends, Ellery had hoped to become a DJ.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw Ellery or the white van prior to it should contact PC Graeme Kynoch at the Central Area Road Policing Unit in Wymondham on 0845 4564567.