Man dies after three vehicle crash in Leicestershire

A man has died following a three vehicle crash in Leicestershire.

The accident happened yesterday (3 July) at about 4.45pm in Bruntingthorpe, near Lutterworth. It involved a car transporter, a BMW and a Ford Fiesta.

East Midlands Ambulance Service, Helimed and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene of the crash on Bruntingthorpe Road.

The male driver of the BMW was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the car transporter sustained minor injuries and was taken to the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire for treatment.

The driver of the Ford Fiesta was uninjured in the incident.

Police have not released any details of the man who died.

Road closures were in place on Bruntingthorpe Road with the junction of Mill Lane, while police carried out investigations and recovered the vehicles from the scene.

Detective John Borlase, the investigating officer, said: “The cars were travelling towards the A5199 from Bruntingthorpe Road and the transporter lorry was driving in the opposite direction when the collision occurred.”

“I would like to hear from anyone who was in the vicinity and saw the vehicles being driven beforehand or the collision itself. Equally, if you have Dashcam footage capturing what happened I would urge you to contact us.”

If you can help police with their investigation, please contact them on 101 and quote incident 529 of 3 July.