Two teenage girls, both 16, die after being struck by van


Two teenage girls, ages 16, have died following a collision with a van in Staffordshire.

The pedestrians were struck by a white Vauxhall Vivaro on Lichfield Road, Whittington, Staffordshire, at about 22:25 BST on Monday, May 29.

Both girls sustained serious injuries and were rushed to hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

Staffordshire Police said: ‘Just after 10.25pm on Monday (29 May), a white Vauxhall Vivaro van and two girls were involved in a collision on Lichfield Road, Whittington near to the junction with Marsh Lane.

‘We went to the scene with colleagues from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service.‘

Both girls sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital.

‘Despite the efforts of medical staff, sadly, both girls, aged 16-years-old, have now died.

‘Both families have asked for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time.’

Officers from the force’s collision investigation unit are particularly keen to speak to any witnesses or those who may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time.

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