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Teenagers die in Sheffield Blackburn Road crash

Scene of Sheffield crash Image copyright Kate Bradbrooke
Image caption Two people died in the crash on Blackburn Road in Sheffield

Two people, who were killed when two cars collided on a road in South Yorkshire in the early hours of Saturday were teenagers, police said.

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

A 19-year-old Rotherham man died in the Astra and a Sheffield man, also 19, died in the Peugeot.

One man, 20, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene.

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.

The nature of their injuries is not known.

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