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2 February 2015, 06:16 | Updated: 2 February 2015, 06:18
Six people have been taken to hospital after a crash near Dunstable Rugby Club at the weekend.
At 2.36pm on Saturday 31 January a two vehicle collision occurred on the A5120 Bedford Road, close to the junction with Thorn Road, Houghton Regis.
A black Audi A3 containing a female driver and three children, aged 5, 8 and 9, and a grey Ford Fiesta containing two adults, a female driver and male passenger, were involved.
All persons concerned were conveyed to Addenbrookes and the Luton and Dunstable hospitals as a result of their injuries.
Currently four people remain in hospital, three in a serious condition.
PC Andy Ralph from the tri force forensic collision investigation units said: "This was an extremely serious collision, that required all three emergency services, with the assistance of two air ambulances, to deal with it. I'd like to thank all those from the rugby club who assisted prior to the arrival of the emergency services.
"I am appealing for any witnesses to come forward who may have seen this collision or been in the area and noticed either the black Audi A3 or Grey ford Fiesta around the time of 2.30pm."
PC Ralph can be contacted via the Bedfordshire police 101 number quoting incident number 182 31/1/2015.
Alternatively you can contact the independent crime fighting charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.