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The families of two teenage girls who died following a collision in Lichfield have paid tribute to them.
Martha Swift and Sylvie Bates, both 16 and from Lichfield, were involved in a collision with a white Vauxhall Vivaro van on Lichfield Road, Whittington, just after 10.25pm on Monday 29 May.
(Sylvie Bates (left) and Martha Swift (right))
They suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital. Sadly, Sylvie died on Wednesday 31 May and Martha later died on Friday 2 June.
In a tribute to the girls, both of the families have issued a joint statement. They said: “We are devastated by the loss of our beautiful and loving daughters and sisters.
“Please respect our privacy at this difficult time.”
Officers from the collision investigation unit are still appealing for witnesses to come forward and those who may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time.
Contact us by calling 101, quoting incident 913 of 29 May, or message us using Live Chat on our website – www.staffordshire.police.uk
You can also get in touch with collision investigators directly by emailing [email protected]
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