"We love you dad forever" tribute to man who died in Scaling Dam collision
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The family of the man who died in a collision near Scaling Dam Reservoir on the North York Moors have issued a tribute to him.
Paul David Brand, 49, from Loftus died following the collision on 8 October 2023.
His family said: “Our Dad was the most caring, loveable person ever.
“He would do anything for anyone and no problem was too big for him to solve!
“He has been taken away from us in the worst possible way and nothing will ever fill this void.
“We love you dad forever.”
To recap, the collision happened at around 7pm when a grey Hyundai Kona SUV and a black Hyundai i40 collided.
Paramedics treated both drivers at the scene. Sadly, Paul, who was driving the Kona, was later pronounced dead.
The man who was driving the i40 was taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. They remain in a stable condition.
The road was closed for a number of hours to allow emergency services to attend the incident and investigate the collision.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, saw either vehicle in the moments leading up to it, or has dashcam footage of either, is urged to make contact with North Yorkshire Police if they have not already done so.