Teenage girl, 17, dies after car collides with tree off busy Norfolk road
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A teenager has died after her vehicle crashed into a tree off a busy Norfolk road last night.
Emergency services were called to the A140 at Tasburgh at around 5.30pm on Wednesday following a crash just before the Hempnall crossing.
The incident happened near the junction with Quaker Lane, when a grey Fiat 500 travelling towards Diss left the road and collided with a tree.
The driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old girl, died at the scene.
Firefighters from Carrow, Earlham and Long Stratton recovered the girl from the car, however, she was pronounced dead at the roadside.
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Police officers have now appealed for any witnesses to the collision to come forward, and are seeking any dash cam evidence from around the time.
A police spokesman said: 'Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have information concerning the driving manner of the Fiat prior to the incident.'
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The police have also appealed to speak to the drivers of the following vehicles, which were seen travelling towards Norwich around the time of the collision:
• A dark BMW 1 Series
• A dark five-door Ford Fiesta
• A blue Peugeot 307
• A white Ford Transit van
Anybody with information regarding the collision should contact PC Shane Schucroft of the police's serious collision investigation team, on 101, or by emailing email@example.com