Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Joshua Fothergill and Liam Parkin named as victims of crash

Scene of Sheffield crash Image copyright Kate Bradbrooke
Image caption The two men died in the crash on Blackburn Road in Sheffield early on Saturday

Two teenagers who died when two cars collided in the early hours of Saturday have been named by police.

A Vauxhall Astra and a Peugeot 206 were involved in the crash on Blackburn Road in Sheffield at 01:00 GMT.

Joshua Fothergill, 19, of Rotherham was in the Astra and died at the scene as did Liam Parkin, also 19, of Sheffield who was in the Peugeot.

A 20-year-old man, held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop, has been bailed.

Three other men who were travelling in the Peugeot were injured and taken to hospital for treatment.

They were a 24-year-old and an 18-year-old from Rotherham, and a 21-year-old man about whom no other details were released by police.

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