Two people die and six are injured in crash on A38

Two people have died and six others been injured in a road accident in Staffordshire.

The crash, involving two cars, happened on the northbound A38 at Branston in Burton-on-Trent on Friday evening, the ambulance service said. Two women travelling in the front of one of the cars died at the scene.

Three of the injured being treated in hospital are children, including a four-year-old girl, who suffered abdominal and pelvic injuries.