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Location, Location, Location star Phil Spencer releases statement after parents were killed in car crash

Location, Location, Location star Phil Spencer releases statement after parents were killed in car crash

The couple were killed in a car accident

Location, Location, Location's Phil Spencer has released a statement following the tragic death of his parents.

The couple were killed in a car accident close to where TV personality grew up earlier this week.

After the heartbreaking news, the property expert released a heartbreaking statement on social media.

Spencer shared a touching tribute to his late parents on social media.
Instagram/@philspencertv

Shared on Instagram earlier today, the statement read: "Very sadly both of my amazing parents died on Friday.

"As a family we are all trying to hold onto the fact Mum and Dad went together and that neither will ever have to mourn the loss of the other one. Which is a blessing in itself.

"Although they were both on extremely good form in the days before (hence the sudden idea to go out to lunch), Mum's Parkinson's and Dad's Dementia had been worsening and the long term future was set to be a challenge.

"So much so that Mum said to me only a week ago that she had resigned to thinking 'now it looks like we will probably go together'. And so they did.

"That was what God had planned for them - and it was a good plan," wrote the Channel 4 property expert.

The TV persenter during happier times with his mum Anne.
Twitter/@PhilSpencerTV

The statement continued, with Spencer explaining how the tragic accident hand unfolded close to their farm in Littlebourne, Kent.

He wrote: "The car, going very slowly, toppled over a bridge on the farm drive, upside down into the river. There were no physical injuries and I very much doubt they would have even fought it - they would have held hands under the water and The elderly couple weren't the only ones in the car, as the 53-year-old explained.

He said: "Their carer was in the car and managed to climb out of a back window so the alarm was raised quite quickly."

Though his dad Richard, 89, and his mum, Anne, 82 were rescued from the car, the couple tragically passed after the accident on Friday.

He continued: "As many farmers do - my brother had a penknife and so was able to cut the seat belts - he pulled them out of the river but they never regained consciousness.

"Although desperately sad and shocked beyond all belief - all family are clear that if there can ever be such a thing as having a 'good end' - this was it.

"It feels horrendous right now, but after almost 60 years of marriage - to die together on the farm they so loved will, I know, be a comfort in the future.

"Mum Dad are together which is precisely where they would have wanted to be."

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/Instagram/@philspencertv

Topics: TV and Film, UK News