Friday, 18 Jan 2019

Three teenagers killed in a horror accident named Denbigh

Three teenagers who were killed in a car crash in Denbigh, Wales, were named.

Police identified the three dead: John Michael Jones, 18, and Leon Rice, 17, both from Ruthin, Denbighshire, and Colin Hornsby, 17, from Droylsden, Greater Manchester.

Emergency services were called following a two-vehicle collision between a Vauxhall Corsa and a Vauxhall Antara on the Denbigh-Trefnant road in Denbighshire shortly before 19:30 on Friday.

Colin Hornsby's family said that "life would never be the same again".

A statement released by the family said, "Colin was loved by all his family and friends, he loved life, music and his designer clothes, he will be missed by all his family and friends, and our life will be never again the same without him. "

The three teenagers were declared dead on the scene and three of them were transported to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. One person was also slightly injured, police in North Wales said in a statement.

The crash scene of Lon y Graig Denbigh

Emergency services were called on the scene shortly before 19:30 on Friday

The three teenagers were traveling in a Vauxhall Corsa with a 16-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man.

The 16-year-old was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd and has since been transferred to the hospital in Aintree, Liverpool, after being seriously injured.

Aged 19, he is still seriously injured in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd (Bodelwyddan).

The driver and passenger of the Vauxhall Antara remain at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd. The 66-year-old driver was slightly injured and the 68-year-old was seriously injured.

The scene of the accident

Sergeant Leigh Evans of the North Wales Police Highway Police Unit said: "A thorough investigation into the tragedy of last night is underway so that we can fully understand what is wrong. 39 is passed.

"Our thoughts remain with the three families during this extremely difficult time. All are assisted by specially trained family liaison officers.

"We talked to a number of people who attended the incident, but we continue to appeal to all the people with whom we have not spoken yet to contact us."

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Main reports of Mirror Online


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