Soldiers on a training exercise heard a car crash in which three teenagers were critically injured and immediately went over to give first aid. The soldiers, from Catterick Garrison, were at Bellerby Camp, near to where the accident happened.
The driver and his passengers, all 17 years old, are in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Three 17-year-old men are critically injured after their car crashed in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. Their car collided with a white Mini driven by a woman in her mid-sixties, who suffered minor injuries.
The teenage driver was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary and his two passengers were taken by two more air ambulances to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
All three are thought to have life-threatening injuries. Their parents are at their bedsides.
North Yorkshire Police are keen to trace any witnesses or anyone who remembers seeing either vehicle prior to the collision.
The crash happened at 3:15pm on Thursday February 27 at the junction of Moor Road and an unclassified road to Redmire, near to the Bellerby MOD Ranges.