Image copyright PA Image caption Father-of-six Imtiaz Mohammed, described as a hard-working family man, was killed in the crash

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.

Image copyright Family photos Image caption Three followers in the Audi, including Mohammed Fasha, 30, painted with his babe nephew, and Tauqeer Hussain, 26, knows as Tox to their own families, expired at the stage.

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.

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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.”

Image caption People have been leaving honours near the site of the gate-crash, including flowers with a placard saying: “To Mum, I love you quantities. “Life isn’t going to be the same without you.”
Image copyright PA Image caption Imtiaz Mohammed( left) had called his wife to say he was on his channel dwelling just before the crash

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.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Three vehicles were directly involved in the accident on Belgrave Middleway in the early hours of Sunday
Image copyright PA Image caption The incident of the accident was described as “harrowing”

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.

‘Greatly missed’

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.”

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Media captionOfficers were addressed with “a very harrowing scene”, Supt Sean Phillips said

A 43 -year-old female fare in Mr Mohammed’s taxi was confirmed dead at the site of the crash, which happened on the underpass where Belgrave and Lee Bank Middleway meet.

Her male companion, 42, croaked at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The first automobile in the crash sustained extended damage but, “astonishingly”, the man and woman inside managed to get out with relatively minor injuries, an ambulance service spokesman said.

Image copyright PA Image caption Four soldiers in the third largest auto had all had been hurled from private vehicles

Three other automobiles were caught up in the gate-crash and stood minor detriment trying to avoid it.

Michelle Brotherton, from the ambulance busines, said crews had dealt with 13 patients.

As well as those who died and “the mens” in a critical health, four parties were taken to Heartlands Hospital where their statu was considered to be non-life threatening.

A further two cases were “discharged on scene”.

West Midlands Police said all victims emerged from the Birmingham area and specialist officers were supporting their families.


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