TWO teenagers who died following a crash in on the A91 in Stirling have been named.

Police Scotland confirmed that Jayden McConnell, 17, and Kyle Marshall, 19, were killed in the crash that took place on Sunday, March 17.

As reported by the Advertiser, the two were rear seat passengers of a black Vauxhall Corsa which collided with a HGV.

The crash took place between the Bannockburn Interchange and Greencornhills Roundabout on Sunday.

Kyle's family provided a statement to Police Scotland, which has been shared with the media.

They said: "Kyle leaves behind his devastated mum Jenny and dad Gary, younger brother Hayden and sister Alix, his grans Janet, Eileen and Joyce, and girlfriend Lucy.

"He will be greatly missed by them and all his extended family, as well as his many friends and work colleagues.

"The family wish to thank everyone for their kind messages of condolence, and also want to thank all the emergency staff involved in the aftermath of this dreadful accident."

The 17-year-old male driver of the Corsa remains in critical condition at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

The front seat passenger, a 17-year-old female, was released from hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the HGV, a 29-year-old man, was not injured. He was arrested in connection with a road traffic offence and released pending further enquiries.

Police Scotland is continuing to appeal to anyone in the area, who may have seen the crash or either vehicle, to get in touch.

Road Policing Sergeant Elaine Scott said: "Our thoughts are very much with Kyle and Jayden's families and friends at this difficult time.

"We must establish exactly what happened so, regardless of how significant you believe the information you have is, we want to hear from you.

"I'd also ask drivers with dashcam footage of the area around the time to please review this and bring anything of significance to our attention."

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 2165 of March 17.