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Boy Aged 13 Killed In Coventry Car Smash

A 13-year-old boy was killed and several others injured in a horrific rush hour crash in Coventry yesterday.

The collision between two cars happened in Bennetts Road, Keresley shortly before 5pm.

The boy was in a silver Vauxhall Cavalier which collided with a Vauxhall Tigra. Firefighters had to cut the mangled wreckage of the cars apart.

Two other 13-year-old boys were in the car and both suffered multiple injuries in the crash.

One was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital where he is in a critical condition. The other is being treated at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital.

The driver of the car, a 25-year-old man from Keresley was also taken to Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital suffering from serious back injuries.

The driver of the other car, a woman aged 33 from Nuneaton was treated for a fractured collar bone at George Eliot hospital and was later released. Any witnesses should call 024 753 9010.

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 16 Nov 00
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