A huge crowd of mourners turned out to pay respect to the local taxi driver who was killed in the Lawley Middleway horror crash.

The much loved father of six had a huge turn out of mourners to pay their respects.

Over 10,000 mourners turned out for the funeral service of the much respected taxi driver who was killed alongside five others in the six car crash.

Imtiaz Mohammed – Taxi Driver killed

The funeral service took place at the Birmingham Central mosque which is not too far from where the incident took place in the early hours of last Sunday morning.

It has been reported that this has been the biggest ever funeral service that has taken place at the Birmingham Centra Mosque, with many mourners unable to get inside the mosque.

Imtiaz Mohammed’s heartbroken family wiped away tears as they said fairwell walking behind the hearse before heading off to Handsworth Cemetery for burial.

His cousin Yousuf Ali Khan said: “It was an incredible turnout with thousands of mourners paying their respects inside the mosque and many more outside.

“Imtiaz would have been proud of the turnout and his family are grateful they have been able to bury him and lay him to rest.”

His devastated father Ikhtiar Mohammed spoke emotionally following his sons death.

He said: “He was a happy joyful person. He was too good. I cried because my house feels so empty without him.”

A total of six people died, Lucy Davis, 42 and her boyfriend Lee Jenkins, aged 42, who where both passengers in the taxi.

Kasar Jehangir, Mohammed Fashar and Tauqeer Hussain were the three men who died travelling in the Audi.

A fourth man was seriously injured and still remains in hospital and has been reported that he is in a stable condition.



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