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Two men jailed for nine years after 140mph car crash in Hemsworth that left four people dead

The driver Daniel Raynor and the passenger Matthew Todd were both jailed for nine years. Credit: West Yorkshire Police

A driver who raced at more than 140mph on a road in Hemsworth - killing four young people - has been jailed for nine years.

Daniel Raynor, 23, from Barnsley, had admitted four counts of causing death by dangerous driving during the incident which happened in September 2015.

His front seat passenger Matthew Todd, 23, was also jailed for nine years by a judge at Leeds Crown Court.

The four who died were Ryan Beal, 20, Brandon Brown, 20, Alexandra Binns, 18, and Terry Louise Kirby, 16, all from Upton. They were all on a quad bike when the crash happened.

The Nissan 350Z car after the crash. Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Another 10 people - including one woman - were also jailed for between 42 weeks and a year for encouraging dangerous driving.

A police cordon at the scene of the incident in which four people died.