Teenage girl pulled from overturned van which plunged into Fenland river has died

River Nene

River Nene - Credit: Archant

A TEENAGE girl has died after the van she was travelling in left the road and overturned in a Fenland river.

Natalie Scotchford, 19, of Ramsey, died in the accident which happened at around 4am today.

The driver of the Ford van which plunged into the River Nene near to St Mary’s Road, Ramsey, was later arrested on suspicious of causing death by dangerous driving.

His name has not been released by police who have spent much of the day questioning him at Huntingdon Police Station.

It has been disclosed that rescue workers pulled Natalie from the overturned car and took her to Peterborough City Hospital where she died soon afterwards.

Call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 if you any information about the accident.