Family pays tribute to man killed after collision with double-decker bus


Gary Ibbotson - Credit: Norfolk Police

The family of Gary Ibbotson has issued a tribute following the opening of the inquest into his death. 

Mr Ibbotson, aged 63, died following a collision with a double-decker bus at Framingham Pigot on the A146 near Trowse on October 13.

His sister, Maria Banbury, said: “The former ABA (Amateur Boxing Association) champion of Norwich Lads Club will be sadly missed by family and so many friends.”

The accident took place at the junction between the A146 and Trumpery Lane near Framingham Pigot, Mr Ibbotson received treatment was pronounced dead at the scene.

The bus was carrying passengers at the time of the incident, but no one else was injured. 

Join our Norfolk’s Loved & Lost Facebook group for more tributes to those who have sadly left us. 

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