A woman who died on the A50 near Derby after being hit by a lorry has today been named.

Rajwinder Kaur Atwal was from Littleover.

She died on the A50 eastbound carriageway just after the Derby South services at Shardlow last Thursday at around 6.40am, reports Derbyshire Live.

Kaur was pronounced dead at the scene after the collision.

Sergeant Scott Riley, from Derbyshire police’s Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We are appealing to anyone who was driving eastbound between junctions 2 and 1 between 6am and 6.45am to contact us, especially if they have dash cam footage.

“We would particularly like to speak to anyone who saw a black Vauxhall Astra pulled into the side of the road after the services or a pedestrian beside the road.

“In addition, anyone who was travelling on the A50 and surrounding routes from 5.30am on November 22, is asked to review their dash cam footage for the black Astra and contact us with any information.”

Rajwinder Kaur Atwal.

Rajwinder’s devastated family has paid tribute to the 36-year-old.

A family member said: “It is with great sadness and sorrow that our beloved and very beautiful Rajwinder Kaur Atwal passed away on the morning of Thursday, November 22.

“Our hearts are broken and we don’t know how we will continue on but know that we will remember her each and every day. She will remain forever in our hearts”.

Sergeant Scott Riley, from Derbyshire police’s Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We are appealing to anyone who was driving eastbound between junctions 2 and 1 between 6am and 6.45am to contact us, especially if they have dash cam footage.

“We would particularly like to speak to anyone who saw a black Vauxhall Astra pulled into the side of the road after the services or a pedestrian beside the road.

Traffic on the A50 carriageway

“In addition, anyone who was travelling on the A50 and surrounding routes from 5.30am on November 22 is asked to review their dash cam footage for the black Astra and contact us with any information.”

Those who may have any information can get in touch with police by quoting the reference number 18000564756 in any correspondence.