A GRIEVING mother wept after an inquest heard how her daughter died of a head injury sustained during a car crash last year.

Victoria-Louise Williams, 19, from Elton, was driving home from a night out with friends when she lost control of her Vauxhall Corsa and hit a concrete-enforced lamppost.

Vicky’s mother, Lesley Mowatt, attended the inquest in Chester on Tuesday and said how her daughter loved life and socialising and wanted to continue a career in nursing.

She said the last time she saw Vicky was on the night of the incident, Wednesday, October 29, before she left the house at 9.30pm.

She said: “She always gave me a kiss before she went out and told me that she loved me. I miss her so much”.

The inquest heard Vicky left her house on Redwood Drive and drove with friend Kate Griffin to the garage forecourt at Sainsbury’s near Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port.

After meeting other friends they drove to a covered car park in Frodsham where they chatted into the early hours.

Vicky, who attended West Cheshire College and worked at Helsby’s Loxley Hall as a care nurse, was driving home on the A56 between Frodsham and Helsby when she lost control of the car.

PC Michael Prime, of Cheshire Police’s Collision Investigation Unit, confirmed the highest speed the car travelled was 57mph. The speed limit for that section of the A56 is 60mph.

In reaching his verdict of accidental death, Dr Geoff Roberts said: “Her death was an extremely unfortunate accident.”