Two teenagers have reportedly been killed and four other people injured after a horror car crash outside an army barracks near Tidworth, Wiltshire at around 10.15pm on Friday.
Early reports suggest that at least one of the victims was a member of the armed forces, although sources at the MOD were unable to confirm that.
Several Witnesses, including soldiers from a nearby barracks, pulled the occupants – who had been on their way to a Halloween party and wearing fancy-dress costumes and make-up – from the car, reports The Mirror.
Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance was called to the fatal incident and a source said the charity’s specialist medics performed surgery at the roadside.
The two fatalities are understood to have been teenagers.
A 29-year-old man suffered serious injuries, and the other occupant of the vehicle, a 20-year-old man, suffered minor injuries.
Fire crews from Dorset and Wiltshire and Rescue Service and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident.
The road is expected to remain closed for most of Saturday for collision investigation and recovery work.
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A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: “At approximately 10pm we responded to the road traffic collision involving a Renault Clio which had struck a tree after leaving the road.
“We regret to report that a 19-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were pronounced dead at the scene.
"Their next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this incredibly difficult time.
“Two other men who were in the vehicle, aged 27 and 19, have both been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, while a 29-year-old man has been taken to hospital with serious but not thought to be life threatening injuries and a 20-year-old man has also gone to hospital with minor injuries.
“The road will remain closed for several hours while our investigation continues.”
The Ministry of Defence said it was aware of the incident.
A spokesman said they could not confirm if members of the armed forces were involved.
He added: "We are aware of the incident. Wiltshire Police are investigating so we are unable to give further details at this time."
A spokeswoman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed two people died.
She said: "We had a call through to us from the ambulance service.
"We were called out to one car rolled over with persons trapped."
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