He also paid tribute to Ms Kemal’s mother, who, he said, had been present in “harrowing circumstances” on both days of the inquest.

Mr Blunsdon pledged to write to Highways England to see if changes could be made to the location to prevent similar incidents.

Speaking after the inquest, Ms Kemal described her daughter as “feisty” and “full of life” who never tried to deny who she was.

She added: “Azra was everything you could possibly imagine.

“She had frankness and honesty and integrity, which is a gift.”