Tributes paid to Lower Beeding crash victims

Flowers have been left at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell
Flowers have been left at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Tributes have been paid to two people who died after a car crashed into a garden in Lower Beeding.

Ricarda Chapman, 25, of Covert Mead, Handcross, and Lewis James Gardner-Smith, 17, of Sandygate Lane, Lower Beeding, died after their black Vauxhall Meriva left the A281 Brighton Road on Tuesday (April 18).

Ricarda worked at the The Chequers Inn, in Slaugham.

A spokesman for the pub said: “She was well liked, well respected and was hard working. She had a really positive personality.”

The spokesman also paid tribute to Lewis.

“He came in periodically. He was a nice friendly guy.

“They will both be missed.”

Police are appealing for information to the crash.

Anyone who saw what happend is asked to contact 101 quoting Operation Waddington.

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