Little Ava is my reason for living

Ian Richardson with his daughter Ava. Picture by FRANK REID
Ian Richardson with his daughter Ava. Picture by FRANK REID

A DAD whose wife and daughter were tragically killed in a car crash today spoke of the “miracle” little girl who is his reason for living.

Ian Richardson hugs his eight-month-old daughter Ava, who survived a car crash that claimed the lives of his wife and other daughter.

Ian Richardson with his daughter Ava. Picture by FRANK REID

Ian Richardson with his daughter Ava. Picture by FRANK REID

Just five months ago, wife Joanne, 40, and six-year-old daughter Mya died in the tragic incident.

Today, Ian, who was left barely able to walk, tells how he found the strength to fight on because of Ava.

He said: “She is the reason I get up every day.”

Read the full story in Tuesday’s Mail