Three members of British family killed in Croatia crash named

Three members of a British family, who were killed after a head on collision with a truck in south Croatia, have been named.

Erion Isufi, 37, and his children 15-year-old Richard Isufi and Ramela, who was 14, died near the village of Slano. His wife Meri and youngest son, 9-year-old Clive were seriously injured.

The crash happened on the Adriatic coast road as the family made their way to the popular tourist destination Dubrovnik.

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Father and two children killed in Croatia car crash

A father and two of his children have been killed after their car crashed into a lorry in Croatia. 37-year-old Erion Isufi, 15-year-old Richard Isufi and Ramela, who was 14 died near the village of Slano.

Erion Isufi Credit: Facebook
Richard Isufi Credit: Facebook
Ramela Isufi Credit: Facebook

They were on their way to Dubrovnik when it's thought Erion lost control of their car. His wife Meri and youngest son, 9-year-old Clive were seriously injured.

Identities of 3 Britons killed in Croatia crash unknown

The identities of three members of a UK family of five killed in a car crash in Croatia are not yet known but the British Embassy has been informed of the incident.

The family were travelling in a car with British number plates, indicating they had driven to the region from the UK.

The road where the crash took is a key route for tourists travelling to Dubrovnik and remains closed as police carry on the clean-up operation, a spokeswoman told Central European News.

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Three members of British family killed in Croatia crash

Three members of a British family have been killed after a head on collision with a truck in south Croatia.

Three Britons have died after a car crash in Croatia. Credit: CEN

The incident, which happened on the Adriatic coast road on the way to popular tourist destination Dubrovnik, left two children and their father dead while the man's wife and another child are critically injured.

Both the woman and the child are in intensive care with doctors saying that the mother has the more serious injuries of the two.

The car the family were travelling in struck a concrete verge on the side of the road and veered into the path of a truck coming in the opposite direction, according to reports.

The mother and a child survived the crash. Credit: CEN

A spokesman for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware of an incident in Dubrovnik and we are in touch with the local authorities. We stand ready to provide consulate assistance".

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