The family of a teenage girl who died in a tragic car crash have paid tribute to their ‘perfect and beautiful’ girl.
Aaliyah Sedley-Jones, known as Lily, was killed in the smash despite the gallant efforts of paramedics who were called to the scene and tried to save her.
The 17-year-old’s mother released a tribute to her daughter on social media, who vowed to ‘keep her memory alive.’
The statement reads: “ Lily, you were taken just as your life was beginning and you were so excited for everything you had to look forward to.
“You made the most of every single day of your life.
“You were my best friend, a breath of fresh air and you lit up any and every room you walked into.
“You were so scared of losing anyone you loved and the only comfort I have is that at least now you will never have to suffer the pain everyone that knows you is feeling right now.
“You genuinely were too perfect for this cruel world and the time where I can be with you again cannot come soon enough.
“Your four brothers and all of your family and friends will keep your memory alive as long as we all live. We will never stop talking about you as you were the most caring, considerate, loving, funny, most beautiful girl and the time we had with you we will cherish forever.
“Taken from us at the worst age of only 17 in a sudden tragic accident that will forever haunt us.
“We were proud of you every moment of every day and we love you more than you could ever imagine my beautiful Lily.”
Lily’s family are now being supported by specially-trained officers and the police have asked people to respect their privacy, according to Somerset Live.
An investigation into the circumstances of the collision, which took place shortly after 8.20pm on Wedesday, January 5 in Spring Hill, Weston-super-Mare is ongoing.
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