Tributes to 'little angels' killed in car crash

Jessica & Tamzin Portor were killed in car crash near Wisbech on Thursday. Credit: Norfolk Police

The parents of two young sisters who died after a car crashed into a roadside drainage ditch on the Norfolk-Cambridgeshire border have paid tribute to their "little angels".

Tamzin Portor, aged 10, and seven-year-old Jessica, from Sutton Bridge, south Lincolnshire died in hospital last Thursday after suffering serious head injuries in the accident on the A47 near Wisbech.

The girls' parents said the deaths, just two days after Christmas Day, have left them devastated.

The mother and father described the children's personalities - how they loved to sing and dance, eat chocolate and watch Doctor Who on television.

Speaking about Tamzin, they said: "Tamzin was a comical little girl. She was always happy and saw the funny side of things.

"She was a good student and helped out at school. She loved helping people. Tamzin loved to sing with her friends and would write her own lyrics."

Paying tribute to Jessica, they said: "She would bring alive any room she was in. Both Jessica and Tamzin loved music, singing and their pet dogs."

Both sisters were declared dead after being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.

The siblings were travelling in a Ford Focus being driven by a 43-year-old woman when it left the road, overturned and came to rest on its side on the edge of the ditch.