Doncaster Rovers fans urged to remember victim of wrong way M40 crash at Coventry City match

Fans of Doncaster Rovers are being urged to join a tribute to a football fan who died when his car was hit by a car and caravan travelling the wrong way down the M40.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 25 October, 2018, 15:47
Stuart Richards died when his car was hit by a vehicle travelling the wrong way on the M40.

Lifelong Coventry City supporter Stuart Richards was killed when his Ford Mondeo was hit by a Subaru travelling the wrong way along the motorway in Oxfordshire earlier this month.

Both the driver and the passenger in the Subaru also died in the collision.

Coventry supporters are planning a minute's applause for the Army veteran in the 32nd minute of Saturday's game between the Sky Blues and Rovers at the Ricoh Arena.

Mr Richards, from Stockport, Greater Manchester, was in the Army for nine years, serving as an engineer and safety officer in Iraq, Afghanistan and Jordan.

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After leaving he worked as a health and safety adviser for Persimmon Homes.