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Jasmine Allsop And Olivia Lewry Killed In Road Crash In Gosport, Hampshire

03/11/2013 13:44 GMT | Updated 03/11/2013 17:56 GMT
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Police tape on Bristol Road, Birmingham as two men are being treated in hospital after suffering stab wounds during a dispute at a convenience store.

Two teenage girls have been killed in a road collision in Gosport, Hampshire.

Jasmine Allsop, 14, died at the scene in Ann's Hill Road in Gosport, while Olivia Lewry, 16, was taken to hospital but also died, Hampshire Police said.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The girls were involved in a collision with a green Honda Civic car at around 4am on Sunday.

The man is in custody, police said.

Detective Superintendent Dick Pearson said: "This is an extremely tragic incident which has resulted in the death of two young girls.

"I currently have a team of detectives and other officers, including expert road collision investigators, working on this case to fully investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of these two teenage girls.

"I would appeal to anyone who knows anything which could help this investigation to contact my team as soon as possible."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team at Fratton Police Station on 101, quoting Operation Barb.