Police seek witnesses to suspected hit-and-run in New Milton that killed retired nurse Jill Stevens
POLICE are seeking two woman who may hold vital information about a suspected hit-and-run crash that killed a retired district nurse in New Milton.
Officers have released a photo in a bid to track them down, following the death of 75-year-old Jill Stevens as she walked along Old Milton Road.
As reported in the A&T, the incident involving a car happened on Thursday 24th March at around 7.30pm.
A 25-year-old local man was later arrested on suspicion of driving offences and released under investigation.
Now police want to speak with two women who were stood at the time beside a car, believed to be a BMW, on Old Milton Road, close to the junction with Hobart Road.
PC Jon Dove, from the serious collision investigation unit, said: "We are keen to speak with these two ladies as they may be able to assist our ongoing investigation.
"I would urge them, regardless of how much detail they believe they can provide, to get in touch with us, as anything they may have seen could assist us further."
Speaking exclusively to the A&T, Sue Render, Jill's sister, previously told the A&T the retired nurse had been like "a living angel”.
Her family paid fresh tribute this week, saying in a statement: "Jill was a wonderful, caring person, much loved by all her family and friends.
"Her Christian life was evident to all who knew her, and she was of great importance to so many people."
Anyone with information should call 101, quoting reference 44220117365, or go to bit.ly/3vRDcHR