Chilling video released moments before teens killed in car crash

Screenshot courtesy of the Press Association
Screenshot courtesy of the Press Association


20-year-old Kyle Careford was driving with Michael Owen, 21, when they crashed into a church wall in East Sussex, England in April of this year. The two were tragically killed, as it was cited they were driving at 90mph along the country roads.

While the families are still grieving their immense loss, they have released the footage the teens took just moments before the crash, in the hopes they can save others from this tragic fate.
%shareLinks-quote="I would like all the young people out there to take notice and realise that you are not invincible and take seriously how precious your lives are to yourselves and others. I want young drivers to consider how much devastation it causes to the families and loved ones that are left behind." type="quote" author="Kyle's mother, Kat" authordesc="Metro UK" isquoteoftheday="false"%

In the video, the boys are speeding in the car, with Careford driving and Owen filming. While the sound is somewhat muffled, it appears that Owen is telling Careford to "slow down" and "keep going."

Moments later, the footage goes black, you hear crash noises, and then the video comes back into focus. You can hear (very quietly), a woman trying to talk to the men, telling them that an ambulance is on its way.

%shareLinks-quote="If all this stops one person from making the same mistake, then some good has come from showing this video. I'm hoping it will have an impact on young people and make them see that a bit of fun can have such devastating consequences." type="quote" author="Kyle's mother, Kat" authordesc="U.K. Metro" isquoteoftheday="false"%

Watch the video footage here. *Warning, this video may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised*

Dramatic Footage Shows Moments Leading Up to Fatal East Sussex Car Crash
Dramatic Footage Shows Moments Leading Up to Fatal East Sussex Car Crash


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