Occupants of car in fatal Kingswinford collision named

We’re now able to confirm details of the young people involved in last night’s tragic collision.

Five people were in a yellow Skoda Fabia which crashed on Bromley Lane, Kingswinford at around 8:50pm last night (13 October).

This evening, we’re able to confirm the names of the following who died, as driver, 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.

Two others injured, a man aged 18 and a girl aged 16, remain in hospital. The man in a critical condition and the girl in a stable condition. 
PC Chris Ridge, from the collision investigation unit, said: "This is a devastating time for the families of those involved, and we have specially trained officers who are supporting them through this difficult time.

"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.

“We’re still working through a number of lines of investigation as we try to understand what happened and why.

"Anyone who saw the Skoda driving in the area last night, or who may have captured anything on dash-cam footage, is urged to get in touch with us as soon as possible."

If you have information please contact us via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk, quoting log 4469 of 13 October.

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