Man dies following single vehicle collision

Issued on 10/8/18 at 1:44 p.m.

Incident number: 18000378256

A man has died following a single vehicle collision in Oadby, Leicestershire, yesterday evening (August 9).

The incident happened in Gartree Road, at around 11.40pm, near to the Spires Hospital, and involved a black Honda Civic car.

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old man, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham where he was later pronounced dead.

A passenger in the vehicle, a 20-year-old man, was taken to the same hospital with serious injuries. He currently remains in hospital.

Gartree Road remained closed earlier this morning while officers carried out their enquiries at the scene. It has since been reopened.

Officers are continuing to establish the full circumstances of the incident and are appealing for anyone with any information regarding the incident to contact police.

Detective Constable Alison Briance said: “This incident happened late in the evening but we are asking anyone who was in the area and who saw the incident, or the vehicle beforehand, to get in touch.

“If you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area then please check this to see if you have anything which could assist with our enquiries.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 18000378256.

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