Two teenagers die after car crashes into tree

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Two teenagers have died after a car crashed into a tree, Wiltshire Police said.

The 18-year-old woman and 19-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene after officers were called on Friday at around 10pm to a road traffic accident on Perham Down Road, Tidworth.

The car they were travelling in, a Renault Clio, was found to have come off the road and hit a tree.

Their next of kin have been informed.

Only one vehicle was involved in the incident, the force confirmed.

Four others, who were also in the car when it collided with the tree, have been taken to hospital.

Two men who, aged 27 and 19, are said to have life-threatening injuries.

A 29-year-old man is being treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries.

And a 20-year-old man is believed to have minor injuries.

A spokesperson said: “Their next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this incredibly difficult time.

“The road will remain closed for several hours while our investigation continues.

“Anyone with information about the crash, or if they saw the vehicle involved earlier in the evening, is asked to call 101 and quote log number 326 of Friday October 29.

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