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Two teenagers dead and two people in hospital after Nottinghamshire collision

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after two teenagers sadly died in a crash.

The two-car collision happened in Southwell Road, Gonalston, at around 10.45pm on Thursday (22 September 2022).

A 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other people were taken to Queen’s Medical Centre with potentially life-threatening injuries.

A fifth person suffered injuries which are not currently believed to be life-threatening.

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The A612 Southwell Road was closed between its junctions with Gonalston Road, Gonalston, and Beck Street, Thurgarton, while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The road was closed for several hours before it reopened.

Case investigator Louise Melbourne, of Nottinghamshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the family and friends of everyone involved.

“Our specialist trained officers are working to offer families support at this incredibly sad time.

“Enquiries are continuing and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any dash-cam footage that may be helpful to the investigation, to get in touch as soon as possible.”

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service area manager Damien West said: “Our deepest condolences go out to the families and friends of those who have died in this tragic incident, and our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 801 of 22 September 2022.

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