Tributes left in memory of four-year-old South Tyneside girl who died after being hit by a car

Flowers left in Amos Ayre Place in tribute to Ava Henderson

Flowers left in Amos Ayre Place in tribute to Ava Henderson

Floral tributes have been left at the scene where a four-year-old South Tyneside girl was hit by a car.

Ava Henderson suffered serious injuries in the collision, which happened in Amos Ayre Place, Jarrow, at shortly before 7.30pm on Friday, May 27.

She was treated at the scene by ambulance staff and taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary where she sadly later died.

On Sunday morning, flowers were left at Amos Ayre Place in memory of Ava, who lived in Inverness Road, Jarrow.

Messages of sympathy were also left on the Gazette's Facebook page.

Ann Watson posted: "Fly high sweet angel, deepest sympathy to Ava's family xxx."

William Fox wrote: "Absolutely heartbreaking rest in peace little angel."

Lisa Robinson said: "RIP Ava thinking of your family at this sad time, fly high angel xx."

Michaela Waters wrote: "Sleep tight little one, heartbreaking, thinking of the parents and rest of the family at an awful time xx"

Tricia Orr said: "So very, very sad. God bless little one. X"

Gill Douglas added: "Absolutely heartbreaking, thoughts are with her family xxx"

Northumbria Police officers are continuing to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1083 27/05/16.