Two of three people killed in Kingswinford car collision have been named

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Two out of three people, who were killed in a fatal car collision in Kingswinford in Dudley, have been named by Police.

A yellow Skoda Fabia, carrying five people, crashed into a tree on Bromley Lane at around 8.50pm on Tuesday (October 13).

Two teenage girls and a man in his 20's were pronounced dead at the scene, near the junction at Standhills Road.

West Midlands Police have confirmed the names of the following who died, Joshua Parkes, aged 21 and rear seat passenger, Lucy Tibbetts, aged 16.

The family of the other 16 year-old girl who died do not wish to release her name at this stage and have asked for their privacy to be respected.

The other two victims, an 18-year-old man and 16-year-old girl remain in hospital. The man in a critical condition and the girl in a stable condition. 

The loss of these young lives is shocking and deeply upsetting for all involved. All families wish to have their privacy respected at this difficult time.

PC Chris Ridge, Collision Investigation Unit

The families of all of those involved have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

Police are urging anyone who saw the Skoda driving in the area on Tuesday night to get in touch as soon as possible.