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Teens severely injured after crashing into tree

Published: 20 May 2012 12:10 GMT+02:00
Updated: 20 May 2012 12:10 GMT+02:00

The accident occurred around 5am on Sunday morning, in the village of Vollsjö, northeast of Sjöbo in southern Sweden.

“The car skidded for a long way, and then crashed heavily into some trees with its right side. The car then fell back onto the road,” Claes Jeppsson, who was head of the on-site rescue operations, said to local newspaper Skånska Dagbladet.

When emergency services arrived, three of the four young men were lying outside the car, and the fourth was taken out of the car by rescue staff.

The injured men are all between the ages of 15 and 21, according to local police. All were severely injured in the accident.

Two of them have been taken to Skåne University Hospital in Malmö, and two to Lund.

“The outcome is uncertain for the two teenagers in Lund,” said Ystad police officer Pia Eldh to news agency TT.

TT/Clara Guibourg (news@thelocal.se)

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21:33 May 20, 2012 by johan rebel
Modern natural selection in action.
08:12 May 21, 2012 by J Jack
Very very sad. How unusual for teenagers to be traveling at 5am on a Sunday save a trip to the airport.
10:58 May 21, 2012 by robban70226
Too bad but I have no sympathy for them, They played with fire and we the taxpayers pay for it. They got what thy deserve
11:44 May 21, 2012 by skumdum
Most commentators here on the Local are complete A$$HOLES.
16:35 May 21, 2012 by rise
#4

If it were four young women instead of men people would undoubtedly comment differently. Then it would sound something like "OMG!! Poor, poor women, my heart goes out for you!" or similar lies. :P
17:22 May 21, 2012 by Migga
I hope these guys are allright and no injuries that they will be stuck with for the rest of their life. If it was a drunken joyride then I hope this is a wakeup call for the driver.
06:27 May 22, 2012 by Da Goat
This is indeed quite normal to be injured when one crashes into a Tree they have a bad habit of not getting out of the way or even being soft when hit at great speed!

always think hard before hitting a tree with a car.....as it does not do much good to the car either when one considers it carefully!
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