05/05/2013 01:41 EDT | Updated 07/05/2013 05:12 EDT

ATV crash leaves 2 girls with life-threatening injuries

Two girls suffered life-threatening injuries when the ATV they were riding struck a tree south of Brantford, Ont.

The Ontario Provincial Police say they were called to a field in Norfolk County on Saturday night, where the crash occurred south of County Road 19.

The two girls, aged 12 and 13, were treated by paramedics and rushed to a Hamilton hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.