Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Basingstoke schoolgirl dies after being hit by car

A 14-year-old girl has died 12 days after suffering serious head injuries when she was knocked over by a car on her way to school.

Louise Eames, of Popley, Basingstoke, was hit by the Volkswagen Passat in the town's London Road on 9 February.

She suffered multiple fractures and serious head injuries and was taken to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford by Surrey Air Ambulance.

Police said she died on Monday evening with her family at her side.

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