Tribute paid to woman who died in single-vehicle collision in Hamble
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Tribute has today been paid to a woman who died following a single-vehicle collision on School Lane in Hamble last week.
Abbie O’Rourke, 18, of Victoria Road, Netley Abbey died after the silver Toyota Aygo she was a passenger in collided with a tree just before 9pm on Thursday night (December 5).
Today her family have paid tribute to her.
In a statement, they said: “The entire family have been left totally devastated and heartbroken by Abbie’s tragic death.
“The life of Abbie, who was a beautiful, talented, ambitious, intelligent, kind, giving, loving & so funny daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and cousin was tragically taken from her.
“A daughter, who any parent would have been proud of, much loved by all; family, friends and work colleagues.
“Abbie, recently qualified as a practitioner at Hamble Early Years Centre where she loved working with the children.
“Abbie will be so very sadly missed but never ever forgotten. Abbie will be forever in our hearts and thoughts.
“Heaven has gained the brightest star of all.
“Thank you to everyone for all their support. It is so very much appreciated.”
Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing.
Anyone with information can contact us on 101, quoting 44190438205. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.