THE family of a three-year-old boy who died in an accident yesterday have said they will never forget him.

Freddie Hussey, known as Freddie Boo, was seriously injured when he was in collision with a Land Rover and a trailer at 10.15am on Monday (January 27). He died a few hours laters in hospital.

Paying tribute to Freddie, his family said: “He’s our little boy, this shouldn’t have happened.

"We called him Freddie Boo, we will never forget him.

"We respectfully request to be left alone to grieve in peace, but thank everyone for their kind messages.”

The incident happened on Hastings Road in Bedminster, Bristol. The road was closed for several hours.

Police are still appealing for witnesses, call 101 with any information.