A FAMILY has paid tribute to a "loving" mum-of-four who was killed in a crash in Abergele. 

Pedestrian Dorothy Bowater, 71, died on Thursday, August 2 at 6pm after being hit by a car on Dundonald Avenue.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and the road was closed off to traffic.

It is understood that Dorothy, originally from the Walsall area, had lived in North Wales for the last 10 years, and had spent the last 18 months living in Pentre Mawr, Abergele.

In a statement, the family said: “Dorothy was a loving mother to her two daughters Melanie and Anita, and two sons Anthony and Neil. She was also a loving grandmother to nine grandchildren.

“She always lived her life to the full and will be greatly missed.

“Party with the Angels mum, we all love you.’

“We would like to thank all of the emergency services who attended and helped in trying to save our mum’.

Sergeant 2215 Stephen Richards the roads policing unit said: “Sadly we are now investigating this as a fatal road traffic collision. We are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with Dashcam footage to make contact with us as soon as possible to help with the investigation.”

Inquiries are underway. Anybody with information is asked to contact officers at the roads policing unit on 101 quoting reference number W109427.

The family have ask for privacy to come to terms with their loss.