TRIBUTES have been paid to Devizes man Andy Fulford who died yesterday in hospital three weeks after his car was involved in an accident with a cement lorry.

Mr Fulford, who was a stalwart of Potterne Cricket Club, was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital on December 20 after an accident at the junction with Stoford and the Woodfords on the A360 north of Salisbury.

Mr Fulford, 47, who was married with five children, was driving a silver Honda CRV which was in collision with a DAF cement truck.

Fred Kerley, chairman of Potterne Cricket Club, led tributes to Mr Fulford and praised his support for the team.

A police spokesman said: "The man was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries but he sadly died yesterday.

"Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time. His family are being supported by a specialist family liaison officer.

"The driver of the cement truck, a 21-year-old man from Salisbury, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and is currently on bail while enquiries are carried out by the Serious Investigation Department.

"We continue to appeal for any witnesses – if you can help call 101 and quote crime reference number 54180120284."