Girl dies after train hits car at level crossing

In a statement, the Brititish Transport Police said:

"A four-year-old girl, Emma Lifsey, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Sheffield Children's Hospital, where she was sadly pronounced dead in the early hours Wednesday, 5 December. Her family have been notified.

"The police investigation into the incident is ongoing and remains very much in the early stages. Officers are working hard to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident, including how the vehicle came to be on the tracks at the time."

The incident happened at the Beech Hill crossing in Nottinghamshire
The incident happened at the Beech Hill crossing in Nottinghamshire Credit: ITV Calendar

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Level crossing crash girl, 4, dies

A four-year old girl has died after sustaining serious injuries in a collision on a level crossing in Nottinghamshire yesterday. The 67-year-old female driver received serious neck injuries and is in a stable condition in hospital in Doncaster.