Blackpool car crash teen dies

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THE devastated parents of a teenage girl who lost her fight for life following a horror crash today said: “We don’t want to believe she’s gone.”

Popular Elysia Ashworth, from St Annes, was a passenger in a silver Vauxhall Corsa when it skidded off the road and smashed into a tree on Division Lane, Marton.

The 17-year-old suffered serious damage to her liver and a fractured spine in Monday night’s crash and was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital, where she died yesterday.

Her parents Maxine and Chris Ashworth had kept a bedside vigil.

Mrs Ashworth, of Ulverston Crescent, said: “She had everything – she was the most beautiful, intelligent child. She was adored by many, she was going places.”

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