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Two friends drown inside car after it flipped into ditch and filled with water

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Harry Skilton and Beth Eves, both 21, who died in a car accident near Herons Park caravan site in Lydd, Kent
Harry Skilton and Beth Eves, each 21, died after the car they had been in flipped the other way up and began filling with water (Picture:

A pupil has recalled how he desperately tried to avoid wasting two friends who who drowned inside a car which flipped into a water filled ditch.

Ryan Brett, 21, tried to assist Beth Eves and Harry Skilton undo their seatbelts after the the other way up Mini Cooper began filling up with water.

An inquest heard how he kicked his approach out of a window however was unable to avoid wasting the others, who later died in hospital.

Beth, 21, was 15 instances the authorized drink drive restrict and had in her system earlier than the crash at 3.30am on May 18.

All three friends had been staying with friends at Herons Park caravan website in Lydd, after they went out for a drive.

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Tragic friends drowned inside car that flipped over into water-filled ditch Google designer Beth Eves and friend Harry Skilton, both 21, drowned despite a friend's desperate efforts to save them Two tragic friends drowned inside a car that flipped into a water-filled ditch in a horror drug-drive smash, an inquest heard. Beth Eves and Harry Skilton, both 21, were in a Mini Cooper that hit a fencepost, drove through a field and then became submerged in the ditch in Lydd, Kent.
Harry Skilton, 21, died in hospital after rescuers recovered his physique from the car (Picture: Facebook)
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Tragic friends drowned inside car that flipped over into water-filled ditch Google designer Beth Eves and friend Harry Skilton, both 21, drowned despite a friend's desperate efforts to save them Two tragic friends drowned inside a car that flipped into a water-filled ditch in a horror drug-drive smash, an inquest heard. Beth Eves and Harry Skilton, both 21, were in a Mini Cooper that hit a fencepost, drove through a field and then became submerged in the ditch in Lydd, Kent.
Google designer Beth Eves, 21, was 15 instances over the drink drive restrict and had cocaine in her system, the inquest heard (Picture: Facebook)

The car went via a junction, hit a publish and hurtled throughout a area earlier than turning into submerged within the ditch.

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After giving proof on the inquest yesterday, carpentry pupil Mr Brett stated he known as emergency providers as quickly as he realised he was unable to avoid wasting the pair.

They had been recovered by a rescue crew however died later that morning in hospital.

It shouldn’t be recognized precisely how briskly the car was travelling on the time, KentlLive reviews.

But PC Waghorn advised the inquest at Archbishop’s Palace, that solely the tyres, undercarriage and exhaust may very well be seen above the water.

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Tragic friends drowned inside car that flipped over into water-filled ditch Google designer Beth Eves and friend Harry Skilton, both 21, drowned despite a friend's desperate efforts to save them Two tragic friends drowned inside a car that flipped into a water-filled ditch in a horror drug-drive smash, an inquest heard. Beth Eves and Harry Skilton, both 21, were in a Mini Cooper that hit a fencepost, drove through a field and then became submerged in the ditch in Lydd, Kent.
Her household stated she was a ‘talented, beautiful young woman with a great future ahead of her’ (Picture: Facebook)

He stated it was exhausting to inform precisely how briskly the car was travelling on the time.

Investigators couldn’t discover out whether or not Harry or Beth had been driving however assistant coroner Katrina Hepburn accepted Brett’s account that Beth was behind the wheel.

Ms Hepburn concluded the pair died resulting from a highway site visitors collision.

Harry, from Barming, was a horticultural pupil at Hadlow College whereas Beth, from Maidstone was a inventive designer for Google.

In a press release learn on the inquest on behalf of Beth’s household, her aunt Pauline Wincott stated: ‘It is unhappy that no matter makes a headline at this time shouldn’t be what we wish our child girl to be remembered for.

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Tragic friends drowned inside car that flipped over into water-filled ditch Google designer Beth Eves and friend Harry Skilton, both 21, drowned despite a friend's desperate efforts to save them Two tragic friends drowned inside a car that flipped into a water-filled ditch in a horror drug-drive smash, an inquest heard. Beth Eves and Harry Skilton, both 21, were in a Mini Cooper that hit a fencepost, drove through a field and then became submerged in the ditch in Lydd, Kent.
Beth and Harry drowned regardless of their good friend Ryan Brett’s efforts to avoid wasting them (Picture: Facebook)

‘No-one needs to be remembered for a way they left this earth and out of the 21 years of her life, that is such a small snapshot and doesn’t depict the person that she actually was.

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‘Those that had been privileged to have her of their lives will perceive how extraordinarily devastating this tragedy is.

‘Bethany was a talented, beautiful young woman with a great future ahead of her at Google.’

She stated she ‘touched the soul of everyone she met’ and that the household’s lives would ‘never, ever, be the same’.

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