Five teenagers hurt in Oxford ditch car crash

Five teenagers were injured when a car crashed into a ditch and hit a brick wall in Oxford.

The Fiat Punto careered off Cuddesdon Road in Horspath and crashed into the ditch on Friday night.

A 19-year-old driver and a rear seat passenger, aged 17, were both critical with life-threatening injuries in hospital.

Two others, 17 and 19, suffered serious injuries while the 19-year-old front seat passenger had minor injuries.

All of the occupants were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital.

The road was closed for several hours while police officers carried out a investigation into the crash.

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