Police have confirmed a nine-year-old girl has died following a collision on the North Devon Link Road on Sunday.

A nine-year-old girl has died following a two vehicle collision on the A361 near West Buckland on Sunday.

The Vauxhall driver, a woman in her 30s, along with a seven-year-old child and nine-year-old all sustained serious injuries.

Police confirmed the nine -year-old girl died yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

The driver of the Ford sustained minor injuries and was released from hospital.

Less than 24 hours after this collision, a woman and her two twins died following a separate collision on the same stretch of road.

At the time of the collision on Sunday it was dry but it had been raining and the road surface was wet.

Police from across the force area attended the scene and a full forensic scene and vehicle examination was carried out.

If anyone witnessed this incident, please email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting 0383 of the 30th July.