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Two sisters who died in a road collision on the A38 have been identified by police as Parveen Kauser and Raheela Altaf from Derby.
The collision happened on the northbound carriageway just prior to the Branston junction at around 7.45pm on Friday evening and involved a red Lexus IS200 Sport and a black Peugeot 207.
The three rear seat passengers were injured in the collision.
The driver of the Peugeot, a 24-year-old man from Derby, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.
The families of those involved in the crash that killed two people and injured six are being given support from specially trained police officers.
The accident happened on the northbound carriageway just before theBranston junction at around 7.45pm.
It involved a red Lexus and a black Peugeot.
The driver and passenger of the Lexus, both women intheir 30s, died. The three rear seat passengers suffered serious injuries.An 11-year-old boy, a 12-year-old girl and a 17-year-old girl were taken to hospital. It is notbelieved their injuries are life threatening.
The driver of the Peugeot, a man in his 30’s, suffered serious injuries, as did a 4-year-old girl, who was taken to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital.
A woman in her 20’s also suffered serious injuries and remains in a critical condition.
Police say a four-year-old girl is seriously ill in hospital after a crash in Staffordshire that killed two and injured six others.
Two cars were involved in the collision on the A38 near Burton-on-Trent.
In one car two women in their mid-30s, the driver and passenger, died at the scene.
Their three passengers, a, 11-year-old boy, a 12-year-old girl and 17-year-old girl, are in hospital but their injuries aren't life threatening.
In the other car involved, a man in his mid-30s is seriously ill and a woman in her 20s is critically ill.
A four-year-old girl has serious - but not life threatening - injuries.
Two women travelling in the front of one of the cars involved in a crash on the A38 in Staffordshire died in the collision
Six others are in hospital. Three of them are children, including a four-year-old girl.
The others are a man and a woman and three teenagers.