Messages of support have been made to the family of a young schoolboy who was tragically killed in a road traffic collision.
Tyler Willis was walking along a road close to his home in Crawley, UK, at around 2:45 pm on Friday, November 25th when the accident occurred.
According to Sussex Police, Tyler was struck by a car and taken to hospital by ambulance, but sadly passed away.
His mother has since penned a heartfelt letter to her son, which local police have kindly shared. It reads: “Our beautiful boy Tyler – he was the most caring, loving, kind boy.
The family of a child killed in a collision in Crawley on Friday (Nov 25) have paid tribute to their ‘beautiful boy’.
Tyler Wills, 12, of Arnfield Close in Crawley, was involved in a collision with a car while walking in Crawley Avenue.
— Sussex Police (@sussex_police) November 27, 2022
“He has made his family so proud; he will be loved and missed forever. Our beautiful boy, I hope you’re up high kicking that ball."
It continues: “We love you more than words will ever say. Mummy loves you.”
Flowers have been left at the scene in the aftermath of the tragic incident, along with messages expressing people's sincere condolences.
People have also taken to social media to pay tribute to Tyler.
One wrote: "Tyler was a close friend of my son Bryan who lived in the same close as us. Such a polite and well-mannered lad."
Another said: "My heartfelt condolences to the family. As a parent, I can't even begin to imagine how heartbreaking. Love and strength to you all."
A GoFundMe to aid Tyler's family by raising funds for his funeral and gravestone has so far exceeded its £10,000 goal — having raised over €14,000 at the time of writing.
Police in the UK are investigating the incident in which the schoolboy was killed.