Father, 42, on the school run dies and wife and children injured as two cars carrying same family slide off icy road into pond within five minutes of…

Father, 42, on the school run dies as his AND his wife's cars both plunge off same icy road into pond within minutes of each otherDavid and Ruth Cox were driving children to separate schoolsMrs Cox and son Ioan, nine, and Tess, 11, swam to safetyMr Cox said to have been unconscious in front of his blue Toyota AygoNeighbours and Mrs Cox frantically fought to save him from icy waters He was driving along a path near the Monsal Trail, north of the A6 in Derbyshire, when their car veered off the path and into the River Wye By Andy Dolan PUBLISHED: 18:21 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:10 GMT, 25 January 2013 A man died yesterday as his wife battled to save him when both their cars skidded off a bridlepath into an icy river. David and Ruth Cox were driving their children to separate schools when their vehicles flipped over and plunged into the water moments apart.