Deaths of four young men killed in Horsforth crash to be investigated at inquest

The circumstances of a horrific crash which claimed the lives of four young men will be examined at an inquest this week.

Wednesday, 21st August 2019, 9:25 am
Brandon Frew, 19; Caelan Megson, 21; Matt Walshaw, 18; Declan Grove, 19 were killed in the collision.

Brandon Frew, 19, Caelan Megson, 21, Matty Walshaw, 18, and Declan Grove, 19, all died when the Seat Leon they were in was involved in a crash with a taxi on the outer ring road in Horsforth in the early hours of Saturday, June 30 last year.

-> Horsforth church opens for vigil to four young men killed in tragic Leeds crashTwo girls, aged 16 and 17, also passengers in the Leon, were taken to hospital but survived the crash.

The events which led to the crash will be looked into at Wakefield Coroner's Court on Thursday by Senior Coroner Kevin McLoughlin.

Flowers and tributes were left at the scene of the crash.

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The purpose of an inquest is to establish the identity of the deceased as well as where, when and how they died.

-> Horsforth Leeds crash: Vigil to be held tonight for tragic crash victimsPolice believed at the time that the car's passengers had been at a house party in the area shortly before the crash.

The tragedy had a huge impact on Horsforth and beyond.