School's tribute to crash girls

Hampshire Police have been granted more time to question a 20-year-old man after two teenage girls were killed after they were struck by a car yesterday. The girls' school called them "strong-minded individuals who lived their lives to the full".

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Mother kissed teenage crash victim goodbye

The mother of a teenager killed in a collision with a car outside her home was able to kiss her daughter goodbye as she lay dead in the road.

Jasmine Allsop, 14, and her friend Olivia Lewry, 16, were killed in Gosport, Hampshire, in the early hours of Sunday morning after having a girls' night in with mother Rosemary.

Road traffic collision victims Jasmine Allsop (L) and Olivia Lewry (R). Credit: Facebook

Ms Allsop, 37, who had gone to bed when the incident happened and was woken by the emergency services, said: "It was just all a blur. I cannot remember what happened. I had gone to bed. I didn't see anything. I just thought they were playing CDs and talking about boys and make-up.

"I went out and then a neighbour covered me in a blanket. I kissed her - it was four hours before they took her body away because I did not want to let her go. I told her she was my angel and I'd loved her since the day she was born. I can remember her big blue eyes staring."

The housewife, who is the mother of a four-year-old, said the death has left her numb. "I'm empty inside and lost. I keep expecting her to come through the door. We had a girls' night in. Jasmine was straightening my hair and plucking my eyebrows and Olivia was here.

"Jasmine was a gorgeous, lovely, bubbly character. They (Jasmine and Olivia) were best friends."

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Social media warning after girls' deaths

Police investigating the deaths of two teenage girls in Gosport are urging people to avoid posting details on social media.

Police say: “This plea particularly applies to names and possible motives of people perceived to be involved in the circumstances surrounding this case.

“Such speculation is upsetting and disrespectful to the victims’ families, and can also have unintended effects on important lines of enquiry and evidence ahead of any future court case.”


Police get more time to question man after girls' deaths

Hampshire Police have been granted more time to question a man after two teenage girls were killed after they were struck by a car yesterday.

Jasmine Allsop, 14, died at the scene after being struck by a green Honda Civic in Gosport at about 4.15am. Olivia Lewry,16, was taken to hospital where she later died.

A 20-year-old man was initially arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving but was later re-arrested on suspicion of murder.


Police appeal for information over 'tragic' teen deaths

A Hampshire Police detective has appealed for information over the deaths of two teenage girls killed in a Gosport road traffic collision.

"This is an extremely tragic incident which has resulted in the death of two young girls," Detective Superintendent Dick Pearson said.

"I currently have a team of detectives and other officers, including expert road collision investigators, working on this case to fully investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of these two teenage girls.

"I would appeal to anyone who knows anything which could help this investigation to contact my team as soon as possible."

Anyone with information is urged to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after road deaths

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two teenage girls died after being hit by a car in Hampshire.

Ann’s Hill Road in Gosport remains closed following the fatal crash. Credit: ITV News

A 14-year-old girl died at the scene and a 16-year-old girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but also died, after the incident in Gosport, Hampshire Police said.

A witness plea poster has been placed at the scene of the fatal crash. Credit: ITV News

The girls were involved in a collision with a green Honda Civic car at about 4.15am on Sunday on Ann's Hill Road.

The man is in custody, police said.

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