Three teenagers die and driver fighting for life after car smashes into tree

20 June 2023, 13:32

Three teenagers dead and driver fights for life after crash in Oxfordshire
Three teenagers dead and driver fights for life after crash in Oxfordshire. Picture: Google

By StephenRigley

Three teenagers have died and one is in a critical condition after a car smashed into a tree early this morning.

The silver BMW was travelling along the A415 in Marcham, Oxfordshire, at around 12.10am when it left the road and hit a tree, Thames Valley police said.

Three male teenagers, two aged 18 and one aged 17, died in the collision. The driver, an 18-year-old man from Oxfordshire in fighting for life in hospital.

Three people dead and driver fights for life after crash in Oxfordshire
Three people dead and driver fights for life after crash in Oxfordshire. Picture: Google

Read More: Andrew Tate charged with rape and human trafficking in Romania

Read More: Fresh thunderstorm warnings for 32 areas as UK set to be battered by thunder and lightning

Sergeant Matt Cadmore, of the Joint Roads Policing Unit at Three Mile Cross, said: "This is an extremely tragic incident which has resulted in the death of three young men.

"Our thoughts remain with their families and friends at this extremely difficult time.

"I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may have dash cam footage prior to the collision and who has not already spoke to Police to contact us."

In a statement Thames Valley Police said: "At around 12.10am this morning (20/6), a silver BMW was travelling along the A415 when it left the road and collided with a tree.

"Tragically, three teenagers, two males aged 18 and one male aged 17, all from Oxfordshire, died in the collision.

"Their families have been notified and are being supported by specially trained officers."

Anyone with information is urged to call 101 or make a report online quoting incident 43230270542.

More Latest News

See more More Latest News

Police have released CCTV images from the Hackney shooting

Girl, 9, critically injured in Hackney shooting 'may never speak again' as police release CCTV images of motorcyclist

Jay Slater's family will fly back with his body

Jay Slater's family to return to UK with his body as his heartbroken mum begins funeral plans

English cricketer James Vince

England cricket star James Vince and his family ‘living in fear’ after home attacked twice in middle of the night

Six people were found dead at a luxury hotel in Bangkok died from cyanide

Six people who died 'foaming at the mouth' in five-star luxury Thai hotel were poisoned by drinks laced with cyanide

Live
Britain's King Charles III speaks during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London.

King's Speech Live: Starmer pledges to 'take the brakes off Britain' and 'turbo charge' housebuilding

UK inflation remains unchanged

UK inflation remains unchanged at 2% - holding steady at Bank of England's target rate

Rachel Reeves is facing calls to launch an inheritance tax raid on pension pots

Rachel Reeves faces calls to launch inheritance tax raid on pension pots in bid to raise extra £2 billion a year

Keir Starmer will reform the planning system

Local residents to lose power to block new housing as Starmer vows to 'get rid of brakes on planning system'

Exclusive
The Bibby Stockholm is now almost full with 410 people on board, LBC has learned

Mutiny on the Bibby: Migrants go on hunger strike and protests erupt on ‘hell barge’ Bibby Stockholm

A third pro is said to have been named as a 'person of interest' in the Strictly investigation

'Third Strictly professional dancer named' as 'person of interest' in investigation into abuse and bullying claims

Joe Biden has vowed to outlaw the gun used to shoot at Donald Trump

Joe Biden vows to outlaw assault rifle gunman used to shoot at Donald Trump, as he says 'politics has got too heated'

Police confirmed the human remains belonged to missing teen Jay Slater after a 29-day search

Jay Slater's mother 'wants to see him one last time' after Spanish authorities confirm body found is her missing son

Enzo Fernandez filmed himself and his Argentina teammates singing an offensive song

Chelsea star Enzo Fernandez slammed by teammate Fofana for 'uninhibited racism' after offensive chant

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

Boris Johnson urges Donald Trump to support Ukraine in one-on-one meeting

Snipers weren't placed on the "sloping roof" used by the shooter who attempted to assassinate Presidential nominee Donald Trump over "safety concerns", the head of the US Secret Service has admitted.

Snipers weren't placed on 'sloping roof' used by would-be Trump assassin over 'safety' concerns

Jay Slater vanished in Tenerife on June 17

GoFundMe gives update on ‘next steps’ for £58,000 Jay Slater fundraiser as teen's body found