Family's tribute to loved mum

A FAMILY last night paid tribute to their much loved mother and grandmother who died after she was hit by a car as she pushed her bicycle.

Richard Smith

A FAMILY last night paid tribute to their much loved mother and grandmother who died after she was hit by a car as she pushed her bicycle.

Carol Ann Myhill, who had worked at the Wentworth Hotel, Aldeburgh, for 22 years, was known as a “fun loving and kind hearted” person.

She died a week ago when she was pushing her bicycle along a pavement on Victoria Road, Aldeburgh, at just before 11pm on Wednesday.


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She was involved in an accident with a Vauxhall Astra car and members of the Aldeburgh Lifeboat crew, who had been on a first aid refresher course, gave her cardio pulmonary resuscitation at the scene.

Police officers have questioned a teenager on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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The 18-year-old, from Leiston, has been bailed to return to Lowestoft police station on March 24.

A statement issued by the family said: “Following the untimely death of our much loved mum, we would like to say thank you to all those involved in treating her both at the scene and at the hospital. Special thanks must go to the lifeboat boys who rushed to help.

“We would also like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy and for their kind words about our mother.

“She doted on her grandchildren and she will always be remembered for being fun loving, kind hearted 'Nanny Carol'. She worked hard all her life and we know that she was well respected by those she worked with.”

The family added: “Her sudden death has left our family, friends and everyone who knew her in shock. She will be deeply missed and as a family we feel great loss of such a special person who we loved so much.”

Anyone who saw the Vauxhall Astra in the Victoria Road area is asked to contact Pc Gary Buss on 01473 613500.

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