Two teens killed and children among injured in horror three-car pile-up on A61
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Two teens killed and children among injured in horror three-car pile-up on A61

TWO teenagers have died and two children are among seven injured after a three-car collision on the A61.

The incident occurred near Thirsk, North Yorkshire at around 9.25pm last night.

Police have said that a black Ford Focus, a black Vauxhall Corsa and a green Volkswagen Bora were involved in the pile-up.

The tragic teens, both believed to be 17, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Five adults and two children were rushed to hospital by emergency services.

Officers said they believed the vehicles involved were travelling from Thirsk to Busby Stoop.

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A North Yorkshire police spokesman said: "Police enquiries are ongoing into the incident and officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward to assist the investigation.

"In particular, anyone who witnessed the collision or who was travelling in the area at the time with dashboard cameras in operation prior to the collision is urged to contact them."

The stretch of road where the incident occurred was closed last night but reopened at 4.45am.

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 quoting incident 121 8003 9673.