Arrests follow car crash death of girl, 14

Lucia Porter On Monday the Manx flag was flown at half-mast at St Ninian's High school where Lucia Porter was a Year 10 student

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A "number of people" have been arrested after a car crash in the Isle of Man in which a 14-year-old girl died.

Lucia Porter, from Onchan, died in the crash on the Switchback near Peel shortly after 23:00 GMT on Saturday.

Her body was found in a car, which police believe could have contained up to eight people.

A police spokesman said: "A number of people have been arrested in investigating the offence of causing death by dangerous driving."

He added: "These people are currently in custody at Douglas Police Headquarters where investigations continue."

Seven people were taken to Nobles Hospital after the crash on Saturday and discharged after treatment.

Police said they were not seeking any other car drivers in connection with the incident.

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