'Devastated' family in tributes to teens killed in car and lorry crash

The collision took place between the Bannockburn Interchange and Greencornhills Roundabout.

‘Devastated’ family pay tribute to teenagers killed in car and lorry crash in Stirling Police Scotland

Tributes have been paid to two teenagers who died in a crash involving a car and a lorry in Stirling.

Kyle Marshall, 19, and Jayden McConnell, 17, were rear seat passengers of a black Vauxhall Corsa which collided with an HGV on the A91 at around 3.50pm on Sunday, March 17.

The crash took place between the Bannockburn Interchange and Greencornhills Roundabout.

The 17-year-old male driver of the car remains in a critical condition at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

The front seat passenger, a 17-year-old female, was released from hospital with minor injuries.

A 29-year-old man, the driver of the HGV, was arrested in connection with a road traffic offence and released pending further enquiries.

He was uninjured in the crash.

In a statement released by Police Scotland, the 19-year-old’s family said: “Kyle leaves behind his devastated mum Jenny and dad Gary, younger brother Hayden and sister Alix, his grans Janet, Eileen and Joyce, and girlfriend Lucy.

“He will be greatly missed by them and all his extended family, as well as his many friends and work colleagues.

“The family wish to thank everyone for their kind messages of condolence, and also want to thank all the emergency service staff involved in the aftermath of this dreadful accident.”

Police said enquiries into the crash remain ongoing

Road Policing Sergeant Elaine Scott said: “Our thoughts are very much with Kyle and Jayden’s families and friends at this difficult time.

“We must establish exactly what happened so, regardless of how significant you believe the information you have is, we want to hear from you.

“I’d also ask drivers with dashcam footage of the area around the time to please review this and bring anything of significance to our attention.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 2165 of March 17.

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