Humberside

Two children seriously injured in Stallingborough crash

Crash at Stallingbrough, North East Lincolnshire
Image caption A four-year-old girl was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary and a six-year-old boy was taken to Sheffield Children's Hospital after the accident

Two children were seriously injured when the car they were travelling in left the road and went into a ditch in North East Lincolnshire.

The children were travelling on South Marsh Road in Stallingborough with four others when the accident happened at about 13:30 BST

The boy aged six and a four-year-old girl are both in a serious condition.

The girl was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary and the boy has been taken to Sheffield Children's Hospital.

The four others in the car were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Humberside Police said it was investigating the circumstances of the crash.

The road was closed at the junction of North Moss Lane and Ephams Lane.

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