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Police witness appeal following fatal collision near Whissendine

Updated: Nov 22, 2022

Detectives are investigating a fatal collision on the A606 this morning (Monday 21 November) – and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


Police were called to the scene – close to the junction of Whissendine Road, near Leesthorpe – shortly after 10am.


Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service and the Air Ambulance were also in attendance.


The road was closed for most of Monday following the three vehicle collision. Photo: File photo


The collision involved a black BMW 5 Series, a white Audi A5 and a red Renault Clio. The driver of the BMW, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.


The drivers of the two other cars, both women, suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.


Detective Sergeant Jon Putnam, from the force’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our investigation is in its early stages and I would ask anyone who witnessed the collision but who has not spoken to police to do so.


“I’d like anyone who was on the A606 this morning particularly those with a dashcam in their vehicle to come forward. Did you see the collision occur? Did you see any of the vehicles involved beforehand?


Any details you’re able to provide could help.”


You can pass on information by visiting https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/rti/rti-beta-2.1/report-a-road-traffic-incident/ and quoting incident 174 of 21 November.

Alternatively call 101.


Police have confirmed that no arrests have been made at this time.

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