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Teenagers killed in head-on crash

Three teenagers have died after a head-on traffic collision.

South Yorkshire Police said the incident happened on Monday night just outside Mexborough when the driver of a silver Vauxhall Corsa crashed into a VW Golf.

The Corsa driver and his front seat passenger, both teenage males, and a 16-year-old girl who was in the rear seat, died in the collision.

Another teenage male who was in the rear of the Corsa suffered serious injuries and was taken to Doncaster Royal Infirmary. The Golf driver, an elderly man, sustained minor injuries.

Police named the male fatalities as Jonathan Scott, 17, from Conisbrough, South Yorkshire, and Robert Ryan Tepper, also 17, of Mexborough.The name of the 16-year-old girl was not released.

A spokesman said a 19-year-old Swinton man and an 18-year-old man from Mexborough were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving but later bailed pending further inquiries.

The collision took place just after 8pm on Monday.


From Belfast Telegraph