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16 August 2020 16:35

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Four young men have died after a car crashed into a house on an A-road and burst into flames during the early-morning hours, say police. Wiltshire Police said the collision took place on the A4 in Derry Hill, near Calne, at 3am, and members of the emergency services "were met with devastating scenes" when they arrived. The four occupants of the vehicle - all young males from the local area - died at the scene, police said. Superintendent Steve Cox, of Wiltshire Police, said: "This was an absolutely horrific collision on our roads in the early hours of this morning. A spokesperson said: "Four people have tragically died in a collision in Derry Hill, near Calne.

"Sadly, the four occupants of the vehicle – all young males from the local area - died at the scene. Image caption The car crashed into a house on the A4 London Rd, Derry Hill near Chippenham Four young men died when the car they were travelling in left the road and crashed into a house in Wiltshire, catching fire. Emergency crews were called to the scene on the A4 London Rd, Derry Hill near Chippenham at about 03:00 BST. Police said the four occupants of the vehicle - some believed to be in their late teens - died at the scene. Image caption The car was travelling towards Calne when it left road near the Lysley Arms public house Wiltshire Police Det Supt Steve Cox said: "This was an absolutely horrific collision on our roads in the early hours of this morning.

"All blue light services attended the scene and were met with devastating scenes after a vehicle travelling along the A4 collided with a house and caught on fire. Please log in Register with your social account or click here to log in I would like to receive lunchtime headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts, by email Update newsletter preferences Four young men have died after a car crashed into a house in Wiltshire. Police said the collision took place on the A4 in Derry Hill, near Calne, at 3am on Sunday. A vehicle crashed into the side of a house and subsequently caught fire, Wiltshire Police said. The occupants of the house immediately called 999 and were evacuated while the fire service extinguished the blaze.

The four occupants of the vehicle - all young men from the local area - died at the scene, police said. Supt Steve Cox said: "This was an absolutely horrific collision on our roads in the early hours of this morning. "All blue light services attended the scene and were met with devastating scenes after a vehicle appears to have been travelling along the A4 when it has collided with a house and caught on fire. Police said the A4 and the A342 remain closed while investigation and recovery work is ongoing at the scene of the collision. Four men have died after their car crashed into a house and caught on fire (Picture: Google) Four men have died after a car crashed into a house on the A4 near Calne, in Wiltshire, during the early hours of Sunday.

The vehicle hit the side of the house before catching on fire around 3am this morning, a spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said. All four occupants of the car died at the scene, while no one inside the house was injured. Supt Steve Cox said: 'This was an absolutely horrific collision on our roads in the early hours of this morning. 'All blue light services attended the scene and were met with devastating scenes after a vehicle appears to have been travelling along the A4 when it has collided with a house and caught on fire. 'All four occupants of the vehicle died at the scene.

Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at [email protected] For more stories like this, check our news page. Four young men have died after a car crashed into a house and caught fire, police said. The incident happened at 3am on Sunday on the A4 in Derry Hill, near Calne, Wiltshire. Wiltshire Police said the occupants of the house immediately called 999 and were evacuated from the property while the fire service extinguished the blaze. Four young males have tragically died following a collision in Derry Hill. Nobody inside the house was injured but the four occupants of the vehicle, all young men from the local area, died at the scene. Superintendent Steve Cox said: "This was an absolutely horrific collision on our roads in the early hours of this morning. "All blue light services attended the scene and were met with devastating scenes after a vehicle travelling along the A4 collided with a house and caught on fire. "All four occupants of the vehicle died at the scene. Police said the A4 and the A342 remain closed while investigation and recovery work continues at the scene. Officers are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.