Collier Row mother of girl killed in road crash pens book to help others

A woman who lost her 15-year-old daughter in a road crash wants to help other parents to get through the pain of losing a child with her new book.

Nicola Simpson originally from Collier Row will be signing copies of her book, Abigail’s Rainbow on October 28 at the Sun Pub in London Road, Romford from 1pm to 3pm.

The 38-year-old was inspired to pen the book by the death of her daughter Abigail in 2007 in a car crash in Scotland.

Abigail was the only person killed when the car that she was travelling in lost control and hit a concrete pillar in Castletown, Caithness.

The driver, who was 18 at the time was found guilty and was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

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The family had moved from Havering to Scotland ten years before the accident.

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