South Yorkshire railway crash girl dies

Four-year-old Emma Lifsey, who has tragically died after the car she was travelling in was hit by a train.

Four-year-old Emma Lifsey, who has tragically died after the car she was travelling in was hit by a train.

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl has died after the car she was travelling in was hit by a train on a South Yorkshire level crossing.

The child - named today as Emma Lifsey - was airlifted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital and rushed into intensive care following the collision yesterday on a remote crossing on Spring Road, Misson Springs, near Doncaster, but tragically died in the early hours of this morning.

In a statement issued through British Transport Police, Emma’s parents, Mark and Zoe Lifsey, from Haxey, said: “Emma meant the world to us. She was our much-loved daughter and a baby sister to her 11-year-old brother Jack.

 

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