Loving dad of four, 45, killed in early hours car crash
A LOVING and soft-hearted father-of-four died in his taxi in an early-morning crash.
Abdul Haque, 45, from St Peter's in Cheltenham, died at the scene after his grey Mitsubishi Grandis taxi and a silver Audi A4 collided at around 3.30am on Saturday.
He was working as a Hackney Carriage taxi driver in Cheltenham at the time.
A 22-year-old man from Gloucester was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He had minor injuries, which were treated at Cheltenham General Hospital.
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But paramedics could not revive Mr Haque, who died at the scene.
His family has now paid tribute to a "loving husband, doting father and loyal friend". He leaves behind his wife, Rubi, 42, his sons, Robbie, 18, Mumin, eight, and daughters Hazera, 14 and Riya, 13.
The 22-year-old driver was bailed to return to Cheltenham police station on October 25.