Who was Paige Rice?

22-YEAR-OLD Paige Rice tragically lost her life in the early hours of Sunday morning while visiting her boyfriend in Liverpool.

Here’s everything we know so far.

Who was Paige Rice? 

The 22-year-old, from Solihull who was involved in a car crash on Sunday morning.

Her heartbroken mother, Clare Rice has paid tribute to her daughter who’s life was taken too soon.

She told BirminghamLive: "Paige was just so full of life. She lived life to the full. She was a beautiful woman inside and out. Her smile would light up a room.”

Paige had started working as a make up artist when she was 15 and was working selling cars and as a nail technician when she died.

She worked “incredibly hard” and was “very popular”, her mum explains in the tribute.

She loved dance and drama from a young age and even attended the Valentine Theatre School where she made lasting friendships.

Mrs Rice added: "She had massive dreams, wanted to see the world and live a full life. 

"She always looked on the positive and a lot of people looked up to her.”

What was her cause of death?

Paige was visiting her boyfriend in Liverpool for the weekend.

Paige’s boyfriend was driving an Audi S3 at the time of the collision at 12.25am.

The collision was with a taxi in the Queensway tunnel, Liverpool.

Paige and her boyfriend were both rushed to hospital with multiple injuries, along with the taxi driver.

Paige sadly died in hospital for the injuries she sustained from the incident.

Her boyfriend is currently still in hospital fighting for his life.

Merseyeyside Police are investigating the tragedy.

Her friends and family have taken to social media to share their condolences.

One person wrote: "A Beautiful soul Paige Rice, tragically taken away too soon, you have left a gaping hole that cannot be filled… Forever young, forever loved"

"You will never be forgotten Paige and you will always be a Valentino. Rest in peace angel." another wrote.

In the meantime, her mum and brother have set up a fundraising page in memory of her, which you can donate here.

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