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Survivors of fatal crash released from hospital

The three surviving casualties involved in the fatal car crash near Wisbech, in which two young sisters from Lincolnshire lost their lives, have been released from hospital.

The female driver and the children's father , who live in West Norfolk, plus the sister's young brother survived Thursday's crash on the A47.

The sisters who died will not be named until an inquest is opened on Monday.


Lincolnshire sisters die in crash

scene of the crash in Wisbech Credit: Calendar news

Two young girls who died after a car crashed into a roadside drainage ditch near Wisbech were sisters from Lincolnshire. The girls, aged seven and 10, died in hospital after suffering serious head injuries in the accident on the A47.

A spokesman for Norfolk police has confirmed that the girls' 38-year-old father and their 12-year-old brother both suffered minor injuries when the Ford Focus rolled on to its side at about 6.40pm yesterday.