Friends pay tribute to 'diamond girl' Victoria Woodbridge fatally injured in Swanley crash
Victoria Woodbridge, 20,
was fatally injured in London Road, Swanley
by Alan Watkins
Loving tributes have been paid to a young woman fatally injured
as she crossed a road in Swanley.
Victoria Woodbridge, 20, was believed to be on her way back to
her home in Laburnum Avenue, when she was struck.
As the first picture of her emerged, friends have expressed
their grief for the "diamond girl".
Victoria - known as Vicki - was given first aid by a
passing motorist before four teams of paramedics battled to save
The former Hextable school pupil was taken to the specialist
King’s College Hospital in London where she was put on a life
She died last Thursday, less than 24 hours after the accident,
from serious head injuries.
Vicki's family have thanked wellwishers for their messages of
sympathy and support via Facebook.
Among the friends to pay tribute on the social networking site
were Linzi Barber, who wrote: "R.I.P Vicki, you were such a
nice person who was always happy, you will be missed by everyone
Another friend, Lexi Grist, wrote: "When I came to Birch Wood
you became my friend on my very first day and have stuck by me ever
"You made me smile, even though school was harsh. I miss you so
much, keep a seat warm for me Hun. I'll be up there with you some
day. R.I.P xxxxxxxx"
Louise Heffer wrote: "You were a lovely person and I know you
have been taken from this world, but they have gained an absolute
angel up there. Such a diamond girl."
Scene of the crash in
London Road, Swanley
Shortly after the accident, floral tributes were left at the
scene, close to a pedestrian crossing on the 40mph-limit road.
One read: "Words cannot express how you were the kindest caring
sister I could have and a wonderful aunty. God bless."
Another referred to her grandmother who was buried the day after
Victoria's death. It read: "Words cannot express our sadness that
we feel. RIP with your Nanny, Jenny Playfoot."
It was signed by her aunts, Brenda and Tina.
Did you know Victoria Woodbridge? Leave your tributes