A taxi driver killed in a “horrific” six-car crash in Birmingham was on his last-place activity of the nighttime, two brothers has said.
Imtiaz Mohammed, 33, who had six children under the age of 15, was one of six beings killed in the accident in Edgbaston in the early hours of Sunday.
His two passengers were among those who died.
Two beings in another gondola – Mohammed Fasha, 30, and Taugeer Hussain, 26 – succumbed at the scene.
The humankinds, from Small Heath, Birmingham, and a 25 -year-old man, died when they were shed from the Audi they were travelling in.
A 22 -year-old man, who was also in the car, is in a serious precondition at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Crash investigators are trying to piece together what stimulated the pile-up, on Belgrave Middleway.
The family of Mr Mohammed, who had five daughters and one son, said his death came the working day before his daughter’s fourth birthday.
His father, Ihktiar, said the “very close” family had been devastated by the loss and he had “woken up crying”.
He said his grandchildren had gone to school as usual, adding that the younger “of childrens rights” have not yet been told of their father’s death.
He said: “I am very sad, this is a tragedy for everyone – for my family and too for the other lineages as well.
“It is a sad day and a sad time.”
He said his “heart sank” when police knocked on his entrance at 05:00 GMT and he “knew there was something wrong”.
“I thought to myself, ‘which of my sons is hurt’, ” he said.
The victim’s younger friend, Noorshad Mohammed, said Imtiaz called his wife just before the clang, to tell her he was on his practice home.
The 32 -year-old said: “It was his last-place place of the night. That was the last epoch she spoke to him.”
The taxi driver’s employer, Castle Cars, said it was “shocked and devastated” be informed about Mr Mohammed’s death.
Spokeswoman Debbie Ormsby said: “Imtiaz was a wonderful young hard-working family man.
“He was affection and respected by all who worked with him and he had been substantially missed.
“Our thoughts and devotions are with his family and all the other categories affected by this tragedy.”