Neighbour pays tribute to victim of car crash


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A WOMAN has paid tribute to her neighbour who was killed in a car accident.

Hilda Cubberley died following the collision on the A32 in Droxford on Friday evening.

The 79-year-old, from Station Close in Wickham, died on Saturday afternoon.

Cynthia Bond, 81, said: ‘She always rang me to find out how I was.

‘I walked into the paper shop this morning and they told me. I couldn’t believe it.

‘They were a very nice couple.’

Mrs Cubberley was the front seat passenger in a red Rover when it was in collision with a grey Volvo V40 on the A32, shortly before 5.50pm.

Her 75-year-old husband, who was driving the car, is still in hospital suffering from serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Volvo V40, an 18-year-old man, from Soberton, was uninjured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Rob Heard at Eastleigh on 101, quoting Operation Hansen.

Or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.