Teen girl, 17, dies after horror car crash on Christmas Eve as driver, 18, arrested

A TEENAGE girl has died after a horror crash on Christmas Eve, with the driver, 18, arrested.

She was left seriously injured in the smash in Wolverhampton on December 24.

The black VW Golf she was a passenger in collided with a BMW at a junction just before 2.30am.

The teen, 17, was raced to hospital with life-threatening injuries but died the same day.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and has been released under investigation as enquiries continue. 

Sgt Dean Caswell from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family who are being supported by specialist officers at this difficult time. 

“I would urge anyone with information to get in touch quoting log 309 24/12 with anything that might help our investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed what happened and hasn’t already spoken to police should contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat, the website or call 101.

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