Livai Boila Wiki – Livai Boila Biography
Livai Boila, 40, was driving a white HGV lorry from Southampton’s Red Funnel ferry terminal when his vehicle collided with Town Quay traffic signals, breaking overhead electric cables. Emergency services were called following the crash at around 5.45am on Thursday, June 15. Police closed the road for a couple of hours while paramedics treated the 40-year-old and made the area safe. He was taken to Southampton General Hospital. A police spokesperson said that “despite their best efforts and members of the public who stopped to help”, the father was later pronounced dead.
Livai Boila, was 40 years old.
Livai Boila Death: Tributes
In a tribute to him issued by the police, his family said: “Livai was a loving partner, doting father, beloved brother, son, uncle and grand uncle to all his family in Fiji and the UK. He was a jovial personality, the life of any party, always smiling, always joking and ensured smiles from ear to ear. Livai was a hard worker, diligent, and true to himself and always performed to the best of his capabilities. “He was well loved by his extended family, the Fijian diaspora where he was known, and all his colleagues at work.
“Livai was a supportive, loving and comforting partner, the best support system anyone could ever ask for, he was a present and loving father to his son who was his whole world and our rock. “He will surely and sorely be missed.” His family also wanted to “extend their sincerest gratitude and appreciation to the staff of Red Funnel, the emergency services and all the staff at Southampton Hospital, who were all with him until the very end”. “Vinaka vakalevu (Thank you very much) and God bless you all,” they said. This follows a tribute by Red Funnel CEO Fran Collins, who said: “All of us at Red Funnel are shocked and saddened by the passing of our colleague. “I am proud of my Red Funnel colleagues, who responded compassionately and professionally throughout what was an incredibly emotional day.”The company flew their flag at half mast as a sign of respect for their employee.
Anyone with information about the collision who has not already spoken to the police should contact them via the police website, or call 101, quoting reference 44230236833.