“Popular” and “caring” Amelia Wood was airlifted to hospital in Manby, Lincolnshire, on Tuesday but has lost her fight for life two days later.

A schoolgirl who was hit by a flying wheel as she walked to school has died.

Amelia Wood had been walking along the pavement to the bus stop when the front wheel of a passing 4×4 broke off and hit her on Tuesday morning.

She was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition but police confirmed today that she has sadly died.

Emergency services rushed to the accident in Manby near Louth, Lincolnshire, shortly after 8am on Tuesday after horrified passersby called 999.

Police have spoken to a number of witness as they complete an investigation into what happened.

An witness said the accident was like a scene from Final Destination (Image: Daily Record 



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