"The heart of our family": Police name five-year-old boy killed in Beeston crash

Police have released the name of a boy who was tragically killed following a crash in Beeston last week.

Five-year-old Abdullah Ebrahim died after suffering fatal injuries in a crash on Back Camberley Street in Beeston last Thursday.

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Family members have paid tribute to Abdullah, saying: “Abdullah was a beloved son, grandson, brother, nephew and a friend to the whole community.

Five-year-old Abdullah Ebrahim died after suffering fatal injuries in a crash on Back Camberley Street in Beeston last Thursday.

"The five years he was with us were full of warmth, laughter and happiness. He made everyone around him feel loved and always brought a smile to their faces. All those who Abdullah met had their hearts undoubtedly touched by his loving and sincere personality.

"He was an adventurous boy who looked at the world around him with a curious and inquisitive mind. His ability to care for those around him and the relationships he built were unparalleled.

Abdullah was the heart of our family and the centre of all that we are. Losing him in this tragic way has been incredibly difficult for our family and the wider community to comprehend and come to terms with.

“Thank you to all those who have reached out and sent their heartfelt condolences. The sheer amount of support we have received only reinforces just how special Abdullah was to everyone.”

The driver of the car involved in the crash has cooperated with the police investigation and has been released on bail.

Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision, or anyone who may have DashCam or CCTV footage of the vehicle before, or after the collision to contact West Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting Log 1277 07/07/2022.