Witness appeal after serious Kilmington accident

PUBLISHED: 11:22 21 November 2016 | UPDATED: 08:52 23 November 2016

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Six-year-old girl and four others suffer serious injuries in late night crash on A35

A six-year-old girl and four other people were seriously injured following a two-car collision on the A35, near Kilmington, on Friday (November 18).

Emergency services were called to the accident at Loughwood House at around 11.50pm following a collision between a silver BMW car which was traveling towards Axminster and a green Renault Megane car which was travelling in the opposite direction.

As a result of the collision a man from Charmouth, and believed sole occupant of the BMW, suffered serious injuries including a broken neck.

The Renault was carrying four passengers. Two of them, a six-year-old girl from Exeter and a 29-year-old woman from Poland have sustained life-threatening injuries.

The female driver, 39, from Exeter and a female passenger, from Poland, sustained life-changing injuries. The fourth passenger, a man from Exeter, had minor injuries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision and would like to hear from anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the incident.

Anyone who can assist with the investigation is asked to contact police by email on 101@dc.police.uk or by telephone 101, quoting 0823 of 18/11/16.

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