Tribute to 'amazing' woman, 24, who lost her life in East Yorkshire crash

Abbey Elgey, 24, smiling for a photograph and holding her pet dog Bruno
Abbey Elgey, 24, with her beloved pet dog Bruno -Credit:Humberside Police

The family of a young woman tragically killed in a two-car crash in East Yorkshire have paid tribute to an "amazing daughter, sister, partner and friend".

Abbey Elgey, 24, from Driffield, died following the crash in Frodingham Road, north of the village of Brandesburton, on Saturday, May 5. Sadly, the man who was driving in the other vehicle also died in the same collision.

Paying tribute to Abbey, her family said: "Abbey was such a sociable person and loved being around her friends. She particularly loved walking her beloved dog Bruno, and not a single day will go by where we all won’t miss her infectious smile.


“Abbey was an amazing daughter, sister, partner, and friend and we, along with her dog Bruno, will miss her more than we could ever begin to put into words. We are truly heartbroken.”

In a statement, Humberside Police said: "At around 8pm a white BMW and black Audi collided on Frodingham Road near to the junction with Cross Road between Brandesburton and North Frodingham.

"Emergency services attended however a man and a woman, who were driving the cars at the time of the collision, died at the scene. Both families continue to be supported by specially trained officers.

"The full circumstances of the collision are being investigated and we are continuing to appeal for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to us to get in touch.

"If you either saw the collision itself, either vehicle prior to the collision or have any dashcam footage from around the time the incident occurred, please contact us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting log 496 of 5 May."