The daughter of a beautician who died in a horrific 110mph crash brought on by a ‘boy racer’ has spoken for the primary time and demanded justice for her mom.
Melek Ozden instructed of the ‘by no means ending ache’ on the mindless demise of her mom Yagmur.
‘I miss my mum each single day. We had been very shut and did all the things collectively, corresponding to cooking and going procuring,’ mentioned Melek.
‘I can nonetheless do these issues, however they’ll by no means ever be the identical. She was my greatest good friend and what makes it worse is that I by no means had the possibility to say goodbye.
‘My mom meant all the things to be and due to the stupidity of 1 individual that has been taken away.’
Melek Ozden (pictured) instructed of the ‘by no means ending ache’ on the mindless demise of her mom Yagmur
Yagmur Ozden, a mother-of-one, died on the scene of the crash at Park Royal Underground Station in August final 12 months
Rida Kazem (pictured outdoors court docket in January) pleaded responsible to inflicting the demise by harmful driving following the horror crash in west London
Yagmur, 33, was killed immediately after being ejected from the rear seat of a £180,000 Vary Rover because it catapulted over a Tesla charging station and landed on railway tracks in Park Royal, West London.
The high-speed crash was caught on dashcam because the tremendous charged automotive left the A40 highway at 120mph and hurtled greater than 100 metres over a ticket workplace to land on railway tracks.
The driving force, Rida Kazem, has pleaded responsible to inflicting demise by harmful driving. He is because of be sentenced subsequent month and can resist 10 years in jail.
However regardless of how harsh the sentence, 13-year-old Melek says it’s going to by no means be sufficient as he has robbed her of a life along with her mom.
‘I need justice for my mum and hope that he will get a protracted sentence that retains him in jail a very long time,’ mentioned Melek who turned 13 in January and is now taken care of by her aunt and grandmother.
‘He was rushing too quick and he ought to go to jail for killing my mum but additionally as a deterrent for others who pace. I hate him for what he has completed.’
The Land Rover is pictured from above on the tracks because the Park Royal station might be seen within the background
A crane truck lifts the Tesla automotive out of the crash scene after a Vary Rover collided with it close to Park Royal Station in London
Iraqi born Yagmur accepted a carry from 23-year-old Kazem on August 22 final 12 months after spending time at Shisha Lounge along with her good friend Zamarod Arif.
She had by no means met Kazem earlier than and was on a uncommon evening out with Arif.
Her automotive that was parked outdoors her residence in Finchley, North London, had a flat battery and the jewelry store supervisor supplied her a carry and to assist leap begin the automotive.
However as they drove alongside the A40 – which has a 50mph pace restrict – Kazem hit the accelerator with pace cameras clocking his pace at over 100mph.
Melek was at residence in mattress when family broke the shattering information her mom had been killed (Pictured: Melek along with her mom Yagmur)
Melek Ozden (left) and Kirsty Kelly, sister in regulation of her tragic mom Yagmur Ozden
Yagmur (pictured left, whereas proper, her sister-in-law Kirsty Kelly) was killed immediately after being ejected from the rear seat of a £180,000 Vary Rover because it catapulted over a Tesla charging station and landed on railway tracks in Park Royal, West London
Boy racer Kazem (pictured), a jewelry retailer supervisor, was additionally severely injured in the course of the crash and was rushed to St Mary’s Hospital
It emerged in a pre-trial listening to that Kazem had solely simply acquired his driving licence again having been banned for rushing at 95mph.
Within the early hours of the morning with little or no site visitors on the highway he misplaced management of the tremendous charged automotive and after clipping a curb successfully ‘took off’ and smashed thorough a Tesla charging station.
Detectives from the Critical Collision investigation Unit investigation based mostly in Morden south London discovered that he was travelling at 110mph.
A dashcam on Tesla being charged captured the second the Vary Rover smashed by way of a glass promoting stand. One other driving parked beneath suffered minor accidents.
The automobile ended up on the observe at Park Royal underground station. This led to the Picadilly line being closed down inflicting commuter chaos for a day.
Arif, who was a entrance seat passenger, survived with a damaged arm and leg. Kazem was severely injured and had his left leg amputated beneath the knee.
Yagmur was not thought to have been sporting a seat belt and was ejected from the automotive. An inquest heard she died from blunt pressure trauma.
Whereas in hospital Kazem refused to provide permission for a blood pattern to be taken to ascertain if he was drunk or on medication.
He was in a coma for over two weeks and at one time had not been anticipated to outlive.
Irrespective of how harsh the sentence, 13-year-old Melek says it’s going to by no means be sufficient as he has robbed her of a life along with her mom (Pictured: Melek along with her mom reducing a birthday cake)
Melek was at residence in mattress when family broke the shattering information her mom had been killed.
‘From that second on it has been exhausting, and it will get tougher on a regular basis,’ she mentioned.
‘I miss my mum a lot. I used to be 13 in January and it was so exhausting not having her right here with me. That was exhausting for me.’
The teenager has written an impression assertion revealing her devastation that might be learn at sentencing listening to on Could 17.
However she mentioned she might be too emotional to attend and considered one of Yagmur’s three sister will learn it out.
Within the assertion Melek mentioned she’s going to discuss her loss and the way she misses singing along with her mom.
‘We had a favorite tune by Dua Lipa known as electrical energy. We used to sing it collectively after we had been within the automotive, however I can now not hearken to the tune as it’s too painful and simply jogs my memory that she is gone.’
Melek mentioned she additionally fears seeing a black Vary Rover when she is out as it’s an prompt reminder of her mom’s demise.
Happier occasions: Yagmur (pictured again row, fourth from left) along with her household
For the reason that August twenty second accident Melek has moved from her residence in to stay along with her grandmother Ahlam in Edgware, North West London. She is making use of for full time guardianship of the teenager.
Her aunt Kirsty Kelly, who additionally has a hand in bringing her up, mentioned:’ It has been a really exhausting time for all of the household since Yagmur’s demise and we have now all completed our greatest for Melek. She has been very sturdy.’
The household are offended that Kazem doesn’t seem to have proven any regret for inflicting Yagmur’s demise. They incensed at a court docket listening to at Isleworth Crown Courtroom when he was blown kisses by his household when he was introduced into court docket.
Movies have been posted on social media, together with one celebrating his launch from hospital, which have upset the household.
‘On the finish of the day he’ll go to jail however he nonetheless could have a life when he’s launched, however Yagmur is gone and Melek has misplaced her mom,’ mentioned Kirsty.
‘All of us hope he will get a protracted sentence however he needs to be in jail for all times as he has taken a life.’
Melek mentioned she has adjusted properly to shifting to a brand new residence and college and is learning exhausting.
‘Mum wished me to go to regulation faculty and that’s what I need to accomplish that that she might be happy with me.’
The household have arrange a go fund me account to boost funds for Melek’s future