Hagworthingham teen crash victims failed to stop

Three teenagers who were seriously hurt when a car they were travelling in hit a tree had failed to stop for police, it has emerged.

The crash happened on the A158 at Hagworthingham in the early hours of Saturday.

Officers said the incident was referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) due to the police's involvement.

Lincolnshire Police said there was no pursuit at the time of the crash.

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The driver of the car, which was travelling towards Skegness, and the two passengers remain in a critical condition.

The IPCC has now passed the matter back to the force to investigate.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to get in touch.

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