TRIBUTES have been paid to a grandmother who was killed in a hit-and-run collision.

Justine Wedgwood died after suffering serious injuries in a collision in Boosbeck, east Cleveland on Sunday.

The collision happened in Boosbeck Road, Skelton Green at about 10.45pm.

The 50-year-old leaves behind three children, three grandchildren, a brother and a father who are all grieving her loss.

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Today, Justine’s family said: “Our family will never be the same again, we are confused, lost and truly heartbroken. We will be strong for Nyla, Jimmy and Robby your three babies and keep your memory alive, you are back with nana Val now both watching over us.”

Specially trained officers are supporting Justine’s family.

A Cleveland Police spokesperson said: “Our thoughts remain with them at this very difficult time.”

Officers have issued an appeal to trace a silver Volvo XC90 with registration SV04 TFE, which did not stop at the scene and is believed to have carried on travelling towards Skelton village following the collision.

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Police would again like to appeal to anyone in the Skelton Green and Skelton areas with CCTV or dash cam footage between 10pm and 11pm to check their footage for the vehicle or anything else which could assist their ongoing investigation.

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Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 105462.

Dash cam footage can also be uploaded directly here:


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