Woman who died in West Langton collision named

Issued on 15/6/17 at 11:47 a.m.

Incident number: Inc 469 of June 4

Officers have named a woman who died in a fatal traffic collision last week in West Langton.

A red Volvo was travelling on Langton Road, in the direction of West Langton, approaching the junction with the A6 Harborough Road at around 2.50pm on Sunday 4 June.

A blue VW Eos was travelling south on the A6 towards Harborough when the two collided. Both cars left the road.

31-year-old Josephine Woodward, of Ellistown, Leicestershire who was the passenger in the Volvo, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Volvo, a 39-year-old man, was treated at the Leicester General Hospital for serious injuries and has since been discharged.

The driver of the VW Eos, a 50-year-old woman, was treated at the Coventry and Walsgrave Hospital for serious injuries and has since been discharged.

Did you see the collision? Did you see either of the cars prior to the collision?

Contact PC 1699 Meadows on 101, quoting incident number 469 of June 4 if you have any information.

If you have information in response to this appeal please contact us on 101. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Your personal details won't be taken, information isn't traced or recorded and you will not be required to go to court.

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