Two girls die as car leaves road near Wisbech

Two girls aged seven and 10 died after a car left a road and ended up on its side at the edge of a ditch.

The accident happened at about 18:40 GMT on the A47 near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

Norfolk Police said the two girls were travelling in a black Ford Focus, along with two adults and another child.

Those three people sustained injuries and remain in hospital, although their injuries are not believed to be serious.

The road was closed in both directions for several hours and was reopened shortly before 22:30.

Police have appealed for information from anyone who witnessed the incident.

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