Two women orphaned as ‘absolutely dedicated’ moms and dads pass away in head-on crash

    Robert Bateman, 36, and his wife Paula, 35,

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    Robert Bateman, 36, and his better half Paula, 35, passed away, leaving 2 children (Picture: PA)

    A guy has actually been apprehended on suspicion of triggering death by hazardous driving after 2 ‘utterly devoted’ moms and dads passed away in a head-on crash. 

    Two girls, aged 1 and 10, have actually been left orphaned by the dreadful occurrence in Cambridgeshire on Thursday night. 

    Robert Bateman, 36, and his better half Paula, 35, passed away when their automobile crashed with a van on the A142 in between Chatteris and Mepal.

    Their children Lexi, 10, and 18-month-old Elizabeth were likewise in the automobile at the time however got away with non lethal injuries. 

    In a homage released through cops, the household of Mr and Mrs Bateman, from Manea in Cambridgeshire, explained them as ‘utterly devoted parents’.

    ‘We are utterly devastated by this news,’ they stated. ‘Bob and Paula were much-loved good friends to numerous and will be missed out on by everybody who understood them.

    ‘They were also utterly devoted parents. Bob was a much-loved son and father, while Paula was a much-loved daughter, sister and mother.’

    Both of the couple’s kids have actually now been released from health center. Elizabeth suffered small injuries while Lexi had major however not lethal injuries.

    Family picture of the Batemans

    The couple were referred to as absolutely dedicated moms and dads (Picture: PA)

    Picture supplied by Bav Media 07976 880732. Picture dated September 4th shows the section of A142 Isle of Ely Way in Chatteris,Cambridgeshire,where Robert and Paula Bateman died after their car was in a head-on collision with a van, involving a suspected drug driver last night (Thurs). Heartfelt tributes have been paid to two ?utterly devoted? parents who died after a collision in Cambridgeshire last night (September 3). The head-on collision involved a Ford Focus and an Iveco Daily van and took place on the A142 between Chatteris and Mepal just after 8pm. Emergency services attended but the man driving the Ford Focus and his wife, who was one of the rear passengers, died at the scene. The couple have now been named by police as Robert Bateman, 36 and known as Bob, and his wife Paula Bateman, 35, of Westfield Road, Manea, March. The pair?s two daughters, Lexi aged 10 and 18-month old Elizabeth, were also in the car. It was initially thought that both girls, who were taken to hospital, suffered minor injuries. SEE COPY CATCHLINE Utterly devoted parents die in head-on collision

    The scene of the crash today (Picture: Bav Media)

    Cambridgeshire Police stated the van chauffeur, a 32-year-old guy from Lincoln, was apprehended on suspicion of 2 counts of triggering death by hazardous driving, and driving while unfit through beverage or drugs. He suffered small injuries and stays in custody.

    Police stated Mr Bateman was driving the Ford Focus and his better half was a rear guest.

    Anyone who saw the accident or the automobiles in the lead up to it, or has dashcam video, is asked to call cops on 101.

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