Boy, 15, fighting for life and four killed in horrific road crash

Boy, 15, is left fighting for life and four aged 18 to 44 are killed as Toyota Hi Lux becomes a mess of mangled metal in horrific road crash

  • Four people aged 18, 19, 25, and 44 were pronounced dead at scene of the crash 
  • A fifteen-year-old boy was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries 
  • Officers and paramedics were called to the scene, in Headcorn, Kent, at 12.54am
  • Witnesses have been urged to call Kent Police’s collision unit on 01622 798538

Four people died in a car crash during the early hours of this morning. 

Emergency services were called to Headcorn, near Maidstone, Kent, where they found the wreckage of a vehicle which had crashed shortly before 1am.

Police said four people aged 18, 19, 25 and 44 were all pronounced dead at the scene.

They were all found in a bronze-coloured Toyota Hi Lux.

A fifth victim, a teenage boy aged 15, survived the horrific crash and is fighting for his life in hospital, police said.

Kent Police officers attended the scene, in Lenham Road, alongside paramedics from the South East Coast Ambulance Service following a 999 call at 12.54am on Sunday. 

Four people, aged between 18 and 44, were killed in a crash in the early hours of this morning. A fifth victim, a teenage boy aged 15, has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries 

A spokesman for Kent Police appealed for any witnesses to the quadruple tragedy to contact them urgently.

‘Police were called at 12.54am today following the collision in Lenham Road which involved a bronze Toyota Hi Lux,’ they said.

‘Officers attended along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and four people, aged 18, 19, 25 and 44 years, who were inside the vehicle, were declared deceased at the scene.

‘A 15-year-old boy, who was also a passenger, was taken to a London hospital with life-threatening injuries.

‘Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) is investigating the circumstances and officers are appealing for any witnesses to get in contact. Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has CCTV, mobile phone or dash camera footage should call SCIU on 01622 798538.’ 

Police are appealing for witnesses after a bronze-coloured Toyota Hi Lux was found crashed in Lenham Road, Headcorn, near Maidstone, at 12.54am

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