Original article from Kent Live
A fundraiser has been set up to support a young family hospitalised following a crash in Lydd.
At around 2.40pm last Sunday (July 18), a grey BMW ploughed into a man and his two young sons.
The dad and his oldest son were airlifted to a London hospital by air ambulance, where they remain, while his one-year-old son was taken to William Harvey Hospital in Ashford.
Shortly after the accident, a GoFundMe page was set up to support Samantha Lee, the boys' mum who was set to marry their dad Aaron in September, and her family, which has now raised £4,905.
The fundraiser, set up by Courtney Beeching, says: "As most of you are now aware a father and his 2 sons was involved in a terrible accident earlier today in Lydd involving 3 cars and the family walking back home.
"While their mummy/fiancé was on her way to try on her wedding dress for their wedding in September.
"When they was hit by a car causing serious injuries.
"The older son and dad was taken by air to London hospital where they remain stable but not in a good way.
"Jasper will be two in September and he’s at William Harvey with a break & other injures being looked after by his aunty, while Samantha is in London worried for her son & partners lives."
Aaron, Jasper and the unnamed older son were hit by the grey BMW following a crash on Lydd's High Street on Sunday.
The grey car was reported to be travelling along the High Street when it was involved in a crash with a red Seat Ibiza travelling in the same direction towards Jurys Gap Road.
Police said the car also collided with three pedestrians along with a white BMW which was parked on the street.
Courtney continued: "Her family has been torn apart today in this awful accident, now Aaron will be off work with a long recovery, being a self employed plasterer with his own business & Samantha being a registered veterinary nurse and a full time mum to 3 boys.
"As you can imagine it’s not going to be cheap backwards and towards to hospital paying for their house, bills, food, keeping the animals and children, please if anyone can spare a few pounds it will really help them out. Thanks so much.
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