THE grieving mother of a teenage girl killed after being hit a car has told of her final moment with her daughter.
Jasmine Allsop, 14, died after being hit by a green Honda Civic in Ann’s Hill Road, in Gosport, at around 4am on Sunday. Her close friend Olivia Lewry, 16, died later in hospital.
A 20-year-old man is being quizzed by detectives on suspicion of murder.
Jasmine’s mother Rosemary Allsop, of Ann’s Hill Road, where the collision happened, 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 (Jasmine and Olivia) 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.’
She added: ‘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.’
Jasmine’s father Kevin MacLaughlan, 58, also paid tribute to his daughter.
‘I do not know how we are going to get through this. We have run out of words of comfort to say,’ the road worker from Thorne in South Yorkshire said.
‘She was beautiful. The most beautiful, bubbly natured girl - outgoing and affectionate, very caring and bubbly.’
Ms Allsop said her daughter was a talented seamstress who was going to start work experience at a sewing shop near her home.
‘She always wanted to make her own Barbie prom dress with sparkles on it,’ she said.
Jasmine’s father said she was very popular and many children who knew her were hurting too.
He said he had not seen his daughter for two and a half months, but he drove down from Yorkshire in five hours as soon as he heard the news.
‘Our thoughts are with Olivia’s family. We are sharing the same feelings and we’d like to meet up with them,’ he added.