Girls aged five and eight suffer life-changing injuries in A509 crash at Little Harrowden

Police sign.
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Two children have been taken to hospital with life-changing injuries following a crash on the A509 on Saturday.

The collision took place at 2.55pm on Saturday, October 3, at the junction with Hilltop Road, Little Harrowden.

A white Land Rover Discovery was travelling from Isham towards Wellingborough when it was in collision with a silver Vauxhall Signum travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver and passenger of the Discovery, both men, aged 39 and 30, were taken to Kettering General Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver and front seat passenger of the Signum, a 36-year-old man and 29-year-old woman, were taken to Kettering General Hospital with serious injuries.

Two girls, aged five and eight, who were passengers in the Signum, were airlifted to hospital with life-changing injuries.

The five-year-old was taken to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and the eight-year-old was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.