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Friends pay tributes to car crash teens

Friends of the five teenagers killed in a crash in South Yorkshire tonight payed their own kind of tribute to them.

The five were all in the same car which crashed near Doncaster at the weekend. Today books of condolence have been opened in the town.

One of those killed Blake Cairns was a member of a local scooter club and his friends have got together to remember him. Tina Gelder reports.

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Books of condolence open for five killed in car crash

Books of condolence have opened for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

Books of condolence have opened for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, Megan Storey, 16, and Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, died after the car they were travelling in crashed with another car car just outside Conisbrough.

Books of condolence have opened for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

Four of the five who died were sixth-formers at Danum Academy, in Doncaster, and Mr Bortniczak was a former pupil.

Book of condolence for Conisbrough crash victims

The Mayor of Doncaster has announced a book of condolence is to open for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

“Following the tragic loss of five young lives in Doncaster, books of condolence will be made available in the Mansion House and the Doncaster Minster to allow people to pay tribute to Bartosz Bortniczak, Blake Cairns, Jordanna Goodwin, Arpad Kore and Megan Storey. These venues will provide a place of quiet reflection and we hope it will bring some comfort to friends, families and the community.”

– Ros Jones, Mayor of Doncaster

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Inquests to open into deaths of five crash victims

Inquests will open into the deaths of five teenagers in a horrific car crash in Doncaster.

Five teenagers died in the crash over the weekend Credit: Calendar

Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, Megan Storey, 16, and Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, died after the car they were travelling in crashed with another car car just outside Conisbrough.

Four of the five who died were sixth-formers at Danum Academy, in Doncaster, and Mr Bortniczak was a former pupil.

The headteacher at Danum, Rebecca Staples, has said her school and the surrounding community has been left devastated by the loss of five "wonderful, lively young people".

Police appeal for witnesses to crash which killed five teenagers

Police investigating a crash that resulted in the death of five teenagers are asking for assistance from anyone who lives and works on the road.

Police investigating a crash that resulted in the death of five teenagers are asking for assistance from anyone who lives and works on the road.

Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, and Megan Storey, 16 all died when the blue Toyota they were travelling in collided with another car on Saturday night.

Inspector Pete Serhatlic, who is leading the inquiry into the crash, would like to hear from anyone in the area, between the McDonalds restaurant and the Crookhill Road junction, that evening.

Heis particularly interested in hearing from any residents or businesses who have CCTV in place as it may have captured footage that could assist the investigation.

Police believe a third vehicle, a Black Vauxhall Corsa, may also have been involved.

A 21-year-old man from Doncaster, who police believe was driving the Corsa, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Classmates grieve for friends who died in crash

Grieving classmates today paid tribute to five friends who were killed in an horrific car crash in South Yorkshire. They died when their car crossed onto the wrong side of the road and collided with another vehicle.

It happened on the A630 at Conisbrough as they were travelling away from Doncaster on Saturday evening.

The 21 year old driver of a third car has been arrested and bailed on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Chris Kiddey reports.

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