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23rd Jun 2023

Pregnant Hollyoaks actress Frankie Julia Hough killed in car accident

Pregnant Hollyoaks actress Frankie Julia Hough has sadly passed away in a car accident in Manchester.

The mum-of-two was travelling with her two sons and her nephew when the harrowing collision occurred.

The mum appeared in the UK soap Hollyoaks and played the character Jess.

Her co-star Paul Danan paid tribute to her on Twitter.

“I just heard the most shocking upsetting news I’ve heard in such a long time. Another good friend who was such a special person has sadly passed away while carrying her unborn baby and her 2 little boys and nephew who were in the car too.

He continued, “They had a terrible car accident. He was driving on the M6 when a car must have crashed into them dangerously the driver has been charged. This wonderful actress played the character “Jess” alongside me for 4 years in Hollyoaks.

“I feel so lost right now,” he added.

According to The Mirror, the mum had stopped on the hard shoulder of the M66 when another vehicle hit her car. It is understood that the driver of the other car was speeding.

Mr. Adil Iqbal was arrested and pleaded guilty in court this week.

22-year-old Hough was fatally injured in the May 13th accident. Her nine-year-old son was also seriously injured.

Her nephew was also badly hurt, according to BBC News.

Mr.Iqbal will appear at Minshull Street Crown Court in Manchester in July.