SLIDESHOW: Hundreds gather for candle-lit vigil to remember Conisbrough crash victims

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Chinese lanterns filled the sky tonight as hundreds of mourners gathered in Doncaster to remember five teens who lost their lives after a horrific car crash.

Around 600 friends, family members and well wishers turned out for a moving vigil in Town Fields in memory of the tragic teenagers.

Members of the public let off lanterns at a candle lit vigil on town fields in memory of five teenagers who lost thier life in Conisbrough. Picture: Andrew Roe

Members of the public let off lanterns at a candle lit vigil on town fields in memory of five teenagers who lost thier life in Conisbrough. Picture: Andrew Roe

Many lit candles and released Chinese lanterns and balloons in to the air to pay their respects and remember the lives of Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, and Megan Storey, 16.

Amy Watson was among the mourners at the vigil, and says she attended to ‘celebrate the lives’ of the five teenagers.

“They’d be really proud to know this many people cared about them,” said Amy, aged 18.

The teenagers were travelling in a blue Toyota Corrolla when it was involved in a collision with a grey Seat Leon in Sheffield Road, Conisbrough.

Officers believe a third vehicle, a black Vauxhall Corsa, may also have been involved in the collision, which occurred at approximately 9.40pm on Saturday.

A 21-year-old Doncaster man, who police believe was driving the Corsa, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

The man driving the Seat suffered a broken leg.

Officers continue to appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to call 101 quoting incident 1,123 of November 15, 2014.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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