Sister pays tribute to her brothers, 12 and 15, as flowers left at scene of fatal Leeds tree crash

The sister of two little boys killed in a crash when a car hit a tree on Stonegate Road in Leeds has issued a heartbreaking tribute to her brothers.

Sunday, 26th November 2017, 7:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:05 pm
Flowers at the scene

Ebony Thornton, 16, posted an emotional tribute on Facebook after finding out her brothers Ellis and Elliot Thornton, aged 12 and 15, had died in the crash.

She wrote: ‘You were my boys, my world and more.

‘I wish I told you I love you everyday, I wish I didn’t shout, argue and fight with you, I wish you could just be with me right this second, I am so lost for words.

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Flowers left at the scene

‘I wish you was here. How can you two just be gone like a flick of a switch, I love you with every piece of me, and I always will this is going to be so hard.

‘Because I don’t think I am ever going to get over the fact you have gone. I will never ever forget you ever, I love you so much Ellis and Elliott.’

Floral tributes have been left at the scene for a third boy, Darnell Harte, 15, who was also killed in the crash.

One read: "Darnell. Gone too soon. It just doesn't make sense. Hope now you're at some peace."

Ellis and Elliot Thornton, aged 12 and 15
The scene of the crash in Meanwood
Flowers left at the scene
Ellis and Elliot Thornton, aged 12 and 15
The scene of the crash in Meanwood