Tributes poured in for Charlotte Carroll, a teenager who died after being hit by a car in Birkenhead .
Hundreds of people left messages of condolence for the 19-year-old who died after the tragic incident took place on Conway Street just before midnight on Saturday, May 19.
Yesterday, after family released a tribute picture of the West Kirby teen, there were dozens of heartfelt comments from ECHO readers who remarked on her young age.
Kelly Moore posted: “This is so sad, such a beautiful young girl with her whole life ahead of her. Fly high beautiful, god bless you and your family and friends.”
Rose Carter added: “Thinking of her family and friends. Their lives have now changed forever. RIP lovely girl, been there done that.”
Julie Brumfitt commented: “So sad. Condolences to your family and friends, rest in peace Charlotte. Taken too soon.”
Debs Kinsley-Smith Turner wrote: “Absolutely tragic, Can never begin to imagine what her poor family are going through. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. Sleep tight Charlotte.”
Jane Anderson said: “Such a sad waste of a beautiful young girl’s life. Thoughts are with her family and friends at this awful time.”
Yesterday, her family gave their blessing for floral tributes to be left at the scene.
In a touching statement, they said: “In memory of our beautiful daughter, sister, girlfriend and friend. Who was tragically taken away from us, you will be loved always and forever missed.
“We do ask for privacy during this extremely difficult time.
“However, those wishing to place a tribute at the scene are more than welcome to do so.”
Police said the driver of the car involved, a black Honda Civic, was not injured and was helping police with their enquiries.
Detectives are also thought to be examining CCTV footage taken from Birkenhead Bus Station, which overlooks the scene of the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw anything suspicious that could help is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC.
You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 1256 of 19 May 2018 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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