Tributes have been paid to three people who died in a road traffic incident near Toddington on Tuesday night.
Stephen Evans, 20, of Walcot Avenue, Luton, Rebecca Nabarro, 23, of Stephens Close, Luton and Casey Flissikowski, 18, of Felmersham Road, Luton, were tragically killed following the collision on the B530 Fancott at 11.18pm.
The family of Stephen said: “The family are completely devastated at the loss of Stephen.
“He was a very much loved son, brother and grandson and will be completely missed by all of his family and friends. The family are thinking of the other families going through this difficult time.”
Rebecca Nabarro’s family said: “Rebecca was completely adored by all in her family. The messages they have had from all of her many friends just goes to show how much she was loved and will be missed.”
And the family of Casey Flissikowski said: “The family are devastated at the loss of Casey in a tragic road collision last night. She was a beautiful, hard-working girl and she will be forever missed.
“Our sympathies go to the other families involved. We would appreciate time and privacy to be able to come to terms with the loss of our beautiful daughter.” Emergency services were called to Luton Road between Chalton and Toddington at around 11.18pm after a collision between a red Jaguar XS and a silver Vauxhall Corsa.
Two people in the Corsa were pronounced dead at the scene and another female passenger died at Luton and Dunstable Hospital.
A fourth, male passenger aged 19, and the driver of the Jaguar, aged 65, are both being treated for serious injuries at Luton and Dunstable Hospital.
A Beds Police spokesman said: “A full fatal collision investigation is underway and police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.
“Officers are particularly keen to speak to the driver of an unknown vehicle which was travelling in front of the Corsa.”
Tributes to the three victims have been made on social media.
Becky Sporzio Pink wrote: “I want to cry. Such a devastating loss of such young lives. Families will never be the same. Fly free young ones. Rest in peace.”
Anyone with information can contact Sgt Steph Crichton from the Beds and Herts Roads Policing Unit in confidence on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.