Leroy Carrington, 68, and Sheila Carrington, 58, from Killingworth in Tyne and Wear, were travelling in a Peugeot 206 when it was in collision with a Vauxhall Astra at about 11.15pm on Sunday 20 July.
They were pronounced dead at the scene.
Roderick Franks, 58, from St Albans in Hertfordshire, was the passenger in the Astra. He was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre where he was later pronounced dead.
The 26-year-old driver of the Astra sustained minor injuries and was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre.
Anyone who saw either vehicle before the collision may have important information- call Notts police on 101.