'˜Kind and caring' Hampshire teenager dies after being hit by car

AN 18-YEAR-OLD man from Hampshire has died after he was hit by a car.Â

Monday, 17th September 2018, 11:17 am
Updated Monday, 17th September 2018, 12:23 pm
Ben Wilson. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

Tributes have been paid to pedestrian Ben Wilson after who died after a collision in Micheldever at the weekend. 

The teen, of Waltham Road, Overton, died after he was involved in a crash with a Volkswagen Polo at 11.10pm on the A33. 

His family have released a statement via police following the incident '“ which they described as a '˜terrible shock'. 

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They said: '˜Our family are struggling to come to terms with our loss.

'˜Ben was a kind, caring and funny son, with a zest for life '“ a much loved brother, grandson and nephew.  He is already dearly missed.

'˜This has been a terrible shock for us all, and we thank you all for your love, warmth and well wishes.

'˜We do ask that only close friends and family contact us during this difficult time.'

Anyone with information on the collision should contact Hampshire Constabulary on 101, quoting Operation Cola.