Inquest opens into road deaths of teenagers Kyle Warren, Billy Hines and Dominic O’Neill at Pulham Market

Flowers and tributes at the scene of the crash in Pulham Market, where three teenagers died. Picture

Flowers and tributes at the scene of the crash in Pulham Market, where three teenagers died. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH - Credit: Archant

Three teenagers killed at a collision at Pulham Market died of multiple injuries, the opening of the inquest into their deaths has heard.

Billy Hines and Kyle Warren. Pictures: HINES FAMILY/DARREN GARWELL

Billy Hines and Kyle Warren. Pictures: HINES FAMILY/DARREN GARWELL - Credit: Archant

Kyle Warren, 17, Billy Hines, 16, and Dominic O'Neill, 18, had to be identified by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital following the accident on April 6.

MORE: Parents pay tribute to teenagers Dominic O'Neill, Kyle Warren and Billy HinesPolice were called to Tivetshall Road that evening to reports that a black Ford Ka had left the road.

Firefighters and ambulance crews also went to the scene of the crash near the A140 roundabout.

But despite the best efforts from emergency services, the three teenagers died at the scene.

MORE: Hundreds gather at emotional event at Morrisons in Diss to pay their respects to teenagers who died in Pulham Market crashHundreds of their friends and family members gathered at an emotional event in Diss on Sunday to pay tribute to the youngsters.

The inquest heard Mr Warren, originally of Norwich, but living at Reden Hall Road, Harleston, was employed as a farmhand at the time of his death. Mr Hines, from Bury St Edmunds but living at Spears Hill, Magpie Green, Wortham, was a student and Mr O'Neill, from Norwich but living at The Harrow, Pulham Market, was unemployed.

Senior coroner for Norfolk Jacqueline Lake told the opening of the inquest at Norfolk Coroners Court all three teenagers had been occupants in the same vehicle when it was involved in the collision. A pre-inquest review has been fixed for July 25 2017 at the Norfolk Coroners Court.

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