A GRIEVING mum has blamed her ex for killing their 13-year-old daughter in a horror car crash which she says was because he was drinking all day.
Driver Daniel Roberts and his daughter, Lacie Roberts, were killed when their BMW car smashed into LyonsDen Fitness in Flintshire, Wales, at around 2.30am on April 22.
The crash reportedly injured three others.
But now, Lacie’s mum, Kieley Messham, claims Mr Roberts had drunk a large amount of alcohol before getting into the car and was drunk in the moments before every parents worst nightmare unfolded.
“My daughter’s life has been snatched away, all for a joy ride,” she said.
Police are currently investigating the horror crash and are asking the public to send in any dashcam footage from the scene in Bagillt.
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Ms Messham paid tribute to her daughter after the tragedy, writing: “I love her so much, I need her back. I just need her to be OK… life will never be right again.
“I can’t express in words just how amazing Lacie was, I really can’t.”
The grieving mum said her daughter was “the biggest wind-up merchant in our home but in the best of ways” and that she “just loved making people laugh”.
She went on: “Saying that, she found herself hilarious, too. I’d do anything to hear that laugh again, literally anything.
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“She had so much about her and I wish I could pour it all out but no words will bring her back home to me, and to us.”
The mum said her daughter “is loved and forever will be” as she pledged to keep Lacie’s memory alive.
“Whether that be crying or laughing, she will be remembered”, she added.
Aunt Louise Messham has set up a fundraising page to help Kieley, of Flint, North Wales, “give Lacie the best send off we can”.
She described Lacie as a “beautiful, bubbly baby, with the prettiest green eyes you would ever see” but pleaded for help in paying for the funeral.
Louise went on to say Lacie’s father’s “foolish actions” had left the family heartbroken.
She wrote: “Our family as you could imagine are broken and shocked at the foolish actions of Daniel that morning, the person who was meant to protect her from any harm, not endanger her life and take her away from us.
“What he has done to us as a family is beyond any pain or hurt we could ever have imagined.”
North Wales Police said at the time: “Officers attended the scene of a single vehicle Road Traffic Collision.
“The collision occurred near the junction of the A548 with the A5026 at Bagillt, and road closures were put in place.
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“Sadly, two people have died, and another three are currently in hospital in a serious condition.
“We are appealing for any witnesses or those with dashcam footage that saw a white BMW 330 saloon travelling along the A548 from the Flint direction towards Bagillt, prior to 2.30am to please contact us.”