Two men killed in Ravenshead car crash


Two men have died after a road crash in Ravenshead.

It happened around 10pm last night (Sunday) at Longdale Lane at the junction with Gorse Hill at Ravenshead.

Three men were inside a silver Rover 218 when it went off the road and was in collision with a telegraph pole.

The driver and front seat passenger sustained serious injuries and died at the scene. A third man sustained injuries described as non-life threatening and was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre as a precaution.

Police have arrested three men, aged 20, 21, and 28, on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. They are not believed to have been in the vehicle that crashed.

If you witnessed the collision, or saw a silver Rover 218 in the area, believed to have been travelling south along Nottingham Road from Mansfield towards Ravenshead, prior to the incident, please contact 101 ext 2225, quoting incident 786 of 23 March.