4-year-old girl dies after level crossing crash

A 4-year-old girl has died, and a 67-year-old woman has been seriously injured after their car was hit at a level crossing near Doncaster.

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Level crossing crash: Ambulance statement

East Midlands Ambulance Service received the emergency 999 call at 12:33 today. The caller reported that a train had been involved in a collision with a car. We dispatched highly skilled clinicians to the scene at Springs Road near Finningley, in a fast response vehicle, double crewed ambulance, our HART (hazardous area response team), the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance and a clinical operations manager to manage the scene.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) also attended. The air ambulance took a seriously injured child to Sheffield Children’s Hospital and the adult was taken by ambulance to Doncaster Royal Infirmary

– East Midlands Amublance Service

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