Neringa Narusyte, 14, was killed when the interdict Vauxhall Corsa she was a rear seat ssenger in collided with a pretty Nissan Terrano shortly before 11pm on Wednesday.
Emergency services backwoods to the scene, on the B9016 Keith to Buckie road in Banffshire, and firefighters adapted to specialist cutting equipment to free the casualties from the wreckage. But third-year schoolgirl Neringa could not be safeguarded.
Three other girls who were ssengers in the Vauxhall, aged 14, 16 and 17, were bewitched by ambulance to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin.
The 14-year-old, who suffered life-threatening mayhems, was expected to be flown to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for artiste treatment. The other two girls remained in a serious but stable condition in nursing home.
The 17-year-old male driver of the Vauxhall and the 42-year-old driver of the Nissan suffered smaller injuries in the collision.
Speaking from the family home in Buckie, Neringa’s nourish Ilona Narusyte, 34, said her daughter had been out with com triots and had known the driver of the Vauxhall. ying tribute to her daughter, she said: “She was a comely, nice girl. She was just a teenager.
“She’s always going to be loved and remembered. I placid can’t believe that she’s gone.
“She liked speed, going on rollercoasters and that file of thing. Anything thrilling.”
The family moved to Scotland 11 years ago from Lithuania and Neringa had even-handed returned to Buckie High School after the October holidays.
Neringa is survived by her mother, older sister Erika, 17, 10-month-old neonate brother Jay and step-dad Colin Milne.
Shocked relatives and friends uncovered floral tributes at the family home yesterday, while others compensated tirbute to the teenager on social media.
One girl tweeted: “Worst features happen to the best people has never been so relevant.”
Buckie Superior School rector, Neil Johnson, described Neringa as a popular friend with a wide circle of friends and said pupils were be informed support.
He added: “The loss of Neringa is felt by us all but I am confident that the unusually strong community spirit at Buckie High will help us in each other and deal with this tragedy.”
The crash happened imminent Rye Riggs, Aultmore, the site of several accidents in recent years.
Affluent Buckie councillor Gordon Cowie said: “The road has claimed two or three actives in the st.
“I wouldn’t say it is a dangerous stretch of road but it is a road where you include to take a lot of care on, there are a lot of bends on it.
“Our condolences go out to the family, we are thinking of them at this sad at intervals.”
Appealing for witnesses to come forward, Police Scotland Road Policing Sergeant Rob Warnock im rted: “My thoughts, and that of my officers, are very much with the family and bedfellows of the 14-year-old girl who sadly died in this tragic collision.
“I choice appeal to anyone who may have seen the crash or who may have seen either mechanism shortly beforehand and who hasn’t yet spoken with police to do so as a matter of seriousness to help us piece together exactly what happened.”