BASINGSTOKE BREAKING HAMPSHIRE

Family tributes issued following fatal collision on the A30

Police are now in a position to confirm the names of two teenagers who died following a collision on the A30

Ella Alford, 18 of Pembroke Road, Basingstoke, was driving the Fiat 500 which was discovered by the side of the A30 eastbound just past the Hatch pub in the early hours of Wednesday, March 28.

Her passenger was Aimee Clayton, 18, of Sheldons Road, Hook.

Ella’s family have paid tribute to her, and said: “No words can ever express the sorrow and heartbreak we feel as we try to come to terms with the untimely and tragic loss of our beautiful, selfless daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece and cousin. Our kind, funny girl, with the biggest heart, who always put everyone else before herself.

“A tragic loss to our family and the many friends whose lives she touched, she leaves a hole that can never, ever be filled.

“Forever young, forever beautiful, forever in our hearts.’

Aimee’s family has issued the following tribute:

“Our beautiful Aimee, our angel, such a unique and amazingly gifted soul who always had time and patience for anybody, destined for great things, but taken far too soon.

“She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and we as a family are left bereft”.

Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing and officers believe the collision happened around 10.35pm. We are still keen to speak to anyone who was travelling along that road at around 10.35pm on Tuesday night.

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘44180114591’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.