Shaftesbury girl, 16, dies following car crash

A teenager has died three days after she was involved in a car crash, police have said.

The 16-year-old girl, from Shaftesbury, was a passenger in a silver Volkswagen Polo which crashed late on Monday night on the A30 Sherborne Causeway.

She was taken to hospital with serious head injuries. Dorset Police said she died on Thursday at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.

The driver, a 20-year-old man from Blandford Forum was not seriously hurt.

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