Family pay tribute to young mother who died in A27 crash

18-year-old Mia Wort, from Southampton died in hospital from her injuries. Credit: Hampshire Police

Tributes have been paid to a young mother who died in a head-on crash in Hampshire.

Mia Wort, 18, from Southampton, was a passenger in a Ford Focus when it collided with an Audi A3 on the A27 Kanes Hill in Bursledon in the early hours on Saturday.

Ms Wort, of Honeysuckle Road, was taken to hospital where she died from her injuries.

Her family said she was a "loving and caring daughter, sister and mother".

In a statement they said: "Words cannot express the heartache we all feel by having Mia taken away from us so suddenly and so unnecessarily"

"As a family we will pull together to ensure that her memory never fades away and that her daughter will know her mother."

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of:

  • Causing death by dangerous driving

  • Causing death by careless driving

  • Causing death by driving whilst disqualified

  • Dangerous driving

  • Aggravated vehicle taking

  • Driving whilst over the prescribed limit

  • Failing to stop following a road traffic collision

He has been released under investigation while inquiries continue.