Officers investigating fatal collision in Fenny Drayton

Issued on 12/4/19 at 8:30 p.m.

Incident number: Incident 199 of 12 April

Detectives from Leicestershire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are investigating a fatal collision that happened in Fenny Drayton today (Friday 12 April).

Officers were called following a report of a collision involving a motorcycle and a white Mercedes Sprinter van on the A444, shortly after 11.20am. The West Midlands Ambulance Service also attended.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

A section of the A444 through the village was closed to allow officers to carry out enquiries. The road has since reopened.

Detective Constable Louise McMahon said: “I would like to speak to any motorists who were travelling on the A444 around the time of the incident and who have not yet contacted police.

“If you saw the collision take place, or either vehicle beforehand, then please get in touch. Likewise, if you have a dashcam in your vehicle, please check for any footage that may help our investigation.”

Call 101, quoting incident 199 of 12 April.

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