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Crash speculation 'not helpful'

Spare details on social media, say police

Police are calling for respect to be shown to the victims of a fatal car crash in Laxey yesterday.

Three people died and one other is in a critical condition in hospital, after a car collided with the bus stop near Fairy Cottage.

The incident saw roads in the village closed for more than five hours as emergency services responded.

There was also a considerable backlog at Noble's Hospital A&E department.

Inspector Andy Kneen is now asking users of social media not speculate on either the cause of the crash, or the identity of those involved:

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