8.8 C
Leicester
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

News

Man seriously injured after attack in Tesco car park in Leicester

A man has been seriously injured after being attacked in the car park of Tesco Hamilton in Leicester. The victim was approached by two men near the library and surgery side of the car park at around 5.30pm last Friday (7 December). The men demanded the victim hand over his wallet, phone and keys. When he...

£10,000 reward offered to find killer of Leicester woman

A £10,000 reward is being offered to help find the person who killed a woman in Leicester three years ago. Mumtaz Member’s body was discovered in her home in Holmfield Avenue on Saturday 12 December 2015. The 56-year-old wife, mother and grandmother, was found with severe injuries and a post-mortem examination revealed that she died as...

Two men arrested after police chase ends in crash in Oadby

Two men have been arrested after they were pursued by Leicestershire police on a busy town road which ended in a multi-vehicle crash. The incident happened yesterday morning on the A6 Harborough Road in Oadby. Police were following a black BMW which they believe was stolen, after it failed to stop for them. The car crashed soon...

Fire crews tackle blaze on London Road

Emergency services are currently dealing with a fire on London Road near the Evington Road junction. One lane has been blocked and Area Traffic Control is warning of slow moving traffic. Motorists have been advised to avoid the area if possible. We will bring you further updates as they are released.

Woman dies following crash in North Leicestershire

A woman has died following a collision on the A52 near Bottesford. The crash took place at 7.05pm on Monday evening (10 December) and involved two vehicles, a gold Vauxhall Corsa and a white Volkswagen Golf. The driver of the Corsa sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger in the car...

Man arrested for drug offence after crash this morning

Police have arrested a man following a road traffic collision this morning, which forced a major route in Leicestershire to close. The man arrested is a 37-year-old from Leicester. He is currently in police custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs. The collision on Lutterworth Road in Dunton Basset involved two cars and...

Major route in Leicestershire closed this morning following collision

A major route is closed in Leicestershire this morning, following a collision involving two cars and a lorry. Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service received a call at around 6.30am this morning, reporting the collision on Lutterworth Road in Dunton Basset. On arrival, fire crews found one person ‘medically trapped inside the vehicle’. They are currently trying...

Motorcyclist injured in crash in Leicestershire last month dies

A motorcyclist who was involved in a serious collision in Leicestershire last month has died in hospital. The crash took place on Central Road in Hugglescote, near Coalville, on Tuesday 27 November. The collision involved a white Citroen DS3 and a black Huoniao motorbike. The Citroen was travelling towards Ellistown and the motorcyclist was travelling in the...

Two men killed in caravan fire near Leicestershire

Two men have died in a caravan fire at a travellers site near Market Harborough. The blaze broke out shortly after 11pm on Saturday at Justin Park on Northampton Road. East Midlands Ambulance Service attended the call with police and fire crews. The two people inside the caravan died at the scene. They have not yet...

Accused getaway driver denies role in Hinckley Road explosion

One of the three men accused of the fatal Hinckley Road explosion has denied being involved in the alleged insurance scam. Hawkar Hassan said he was not involved in the blast at a Polish convenience store in Leicester in February, which left five people dead. Hassan, who is accused of being the getaway driver, told a...

Let's connect

17,294FansLike
1,078FollowersFollow