TWO 14-year-old girls have sustained serious injuries from a car crash during a police pursuit across Perth on Saturday.

An orange Vauxhall Corsa failed to stop on Edinburgh Road in the city at 1.55pm.

Officers followed the car for approximately six miles until it crashed on the A90 near St Madoes.

All of the cars four occupants, including the two girls and two boys aged 16 and 14 – were taken to Ninewells Hospital.

The boys were treated for minor injuries.

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The A90 was closed around 2.20pm between St Madoes and Kinfauns in both directions, with southbound lanes open again by 4.30pm, according to Traffic Scotland.

Following an investigation at the scene, the road reopened shortly after 11pm following.

Sergeant Michelle Burns said: “Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing and we would urge anyone who may have seen the Vauxhall Corsa or the police vehicles in Perth, on the A912 through Bridge of Earn or on the A90 are asked to come forward.

“We would be particularly keen to speak to anyone with dashcam footage.”

Information can be given to police by calling 101 and quoting incident 2040 of February 20.