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A 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy were killed in a car accident, while a third teenager is battling for life.


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A car crash in Warwickshire has left two teenagers dead and a third hanging for life.

A 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy were killed in a two-vehicle collision on the B4035 Campden Road near Shipston at around 4.10pm on Friday. The Ford Fiesta and the Fiat 500 were involved in the collision.

Two teenagers traveling in the Ford Fiesta were taken to a hospital where they later died.

Another 16-year-old boy traveling in the same car remains in a life-threatening condition.

Police said a fourth person living in the Fiesta, a 17-year-old boy, is in stable condition after surgery.

A woman and two children traveling in the Fiat 500 were seriously injured and are in a stable condition at the hospital.

Police said they are supporting the families involved, and urged people traveling in the area at the time of the incident to come forward with information or dashcam footage.

Inspector Michael Huntley, from Warwickshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This is a tragic incident involving a number of young people, and our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have lost their lives, those who have been injured, and the local community who may be affected by this incident.

“Specially trained Family Liaison Officers are currently supporting the families involved, and we would ask that the privacy of those involved be respected at this difficult time.

“Specialist officers are carrying out a detailed investigation to piece together the circumstances of the collision, and we are working with our partner agencies and the local authority.

“We would ask anyone who has not yet spoken to us to please get in touch, especially if you were traveling in the area and may have any information or dashcam footage.” Citing incident number 248 of 21 April 2023 Anyone with any information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101.