Saturday 13 June 2015

First picture of mum-of-two killed on way home from her sister's funeral in tragic car crash

This is the first picture of a tragic family that has been torn apart by a horrific car crash on their way home from a funeral.
Mother-of-two Tereasa Cutler, 49, was killed and her children Alice, 18, and Daniel, 16, were left badly injured and orphaned by the crash on Wednesday.

Mrs Cutler, from Ringwood, Hants, was driving home from the service for her sister Patricia Woodland when her blue Ford Fiesta smashed head-on into a black BMW 3 Series.
Her nephew Joseph Woodland, the 19-year-old son of Mrs Woodland, was also badly injured in the accident, which left Mrs Cutler's car unrecognisable following the horrendous smash on the A31 at Wimborne, Dorset.
Alice was rushed to nearby Poole hospital in an ambulance while Daniel and Joe were airlifted by helicopter. All three are said to be in a serious but stable condition.
The children are now orphans as it is believed their father died several years ago following a battle with cancer. Joseph had gone to stay with the family following his mother's death last month.
Mrs Woodland, who died from an illness, was an ambulance technician for South Western Ambulance Service and more than 50 paramedics formed a guard on honour in tribute at her funeral.
Tragically, some of the same paramedics were sent to the scene of the fatal accident just a few hours later.
The occupants of the BMW, two men aged 24 and 21 from Dorchester, also suffered serious injuries.
The picture shows the family in happier times, just two weeks ago, when Alice, who was doing her A-Levels and hoped to study law at university, was selected as a semi-finalist for the Miss Teen Great Britain competition.
Tributes have been paid to Mrs Cutler, who volunteered at Ringwood Town Football Club where she worked as a welfare officer for children.
Phil King, chairman of Ringwood Town, said: "It is a tragic loss, especially as it come so soon after her sister passed away. It is so, so tragic.
"Our hearts go out to her children and nephew and hope they have a speedy recovery. I cannot imagine what they are going through.
"Recently Tereasa had her mind on her sister's wellbeing and I told her that the club didn't matter and that she should look after her sister.
"Wednesday must have been a very tough and emotional day for her and then the tragic events happened and she passed away.
"Tereasa was very hardworking and very dedicated to her role here. She always had the safety of the children at heart. She is going to be greatly missed by everyone."

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