Teenage girls aged 18 and 19 are killed when Peugeot and Volvo collide on A-road as police appeal for witnesses
- Police rushed to scene after crash on A158 in Hagworthingham, Linconlshire
- The collision was between a black Peugeot and black Volvo on Friday evening
- Police say the two women were treated at the scene but later died of injuries
Two teenage girls have died following a two-vehicle horror crash on a country A-road.
The women, aged 18 and 19, were involved in the collision between a black Peugeot and a black Volvo on the A158 in Hagworthingham, Linconlshire, on Friday evening.
They were treated for their injuries, but police say both later died. Their next of kin have been informed.
Lincolnshire Police are now appealing for information. In a statement, the force said: ‘We are saddened to confirm two women have died in a two-vehicle collision on the A158 in Hagworthingham, Spilsby.
The women, aged 18 and 19, were involved in the collision between a black Peugeot and a black Volvo on the A158 (pictured: Google Street View) in Hagworthingham, Linconlshire, on Friday evening
‘The women, aged 18 and 19, were treated for their injuries after the crash involving a black Peugeot and a black Volvo but have sadly passed away.
‘We were called to the collision at just before 7pm yesterday, Friday, 17 June.
‘Other emergency services attended the scene, and the road was closed off into the early hours of Saturday while we dealt with the collision.
‘We are now appealing for anyone who saw the collision or has dash cam footage to come forward.
‘If you witnessed the incident or know anything that might help us in our investigations, please get in touch.’
News of the girls’ deaths was met with a flood of tributes on social media.
One Facebook user wrote: ‘Awful news , so sorry for everyone involved including the emergency services , their poor families. May they rest in eternal peace.’
Another wrote: ‘Fly high young ladies. We got diverted on our way to Horncastle and coming home early hours so knew it was bad. So sad.’
Another added: ‘Oh no such heartbreaking sad news. My heartfelt condolences to family and friends. RIP young ladies. Taken too soon.
‘Thinking of our amazing emergency services who have dealt with this, God bless you & thank you xx.’
Others said they had arrived at the scene shortly after the crash. One wrote: ‘So sad to hear this we had been thinking of this all evening as we didn’t see the accident happen but saw the scene shortly after. Sending so much love to the young lady’s family’s.’
Another added: ‘Was at the scene of this last night just before it happened. Was horrific and I hoped all night that hopefully they would be OK. So sorry you didn’t make it. RIP young ladies.’
Anyone with information is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on by calling 101 quoting incident 402 of 17th June.
Or by emailing [email protected] including the incident 402 of 17th June in the subject line.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can report via the independent charity CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.