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M53 school bus crash: Driver's family says he 'suffered medical issues' at the wheel

The driver of a school bus who died when it overturned on a motorway has been named as Stephen Shrimpton.

In a statement, issued through the police, his family said:

"Stephen sadly passed away in a traffic accident.

"Stephen was a loving husband and father to his wife and his wonderful children, a caring and thoughtful man who would always prioritise others over himself.

"Stephen will be sadly missed by all his friends and family. The family have requested privacy at this devastating time."

On a crowdfunding page to pay for his funeral his sister in law, Emily, said he was "suffering medical issues" while at the wheel.

By late Saturday morning just over £9,000 had been raised, breaking the £6,000 target.

Jessica Baker, aged 15, was also killed in the crash.

Pictured - Stephen Shrimpton.

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