Driver killed in crash in Leicestershire

A man has died following a collision on the A512 Ashby Road in Belton.

The collision happened at around 10.20pm on Saturday (26 October) close to the junction with Gracedieu Lane and involved one vehicle, a blue Ford Focus.

The Focus was travelling towards Ashby when it left the carriageway in the crash. The driver, a man in his sixties, was taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

He sadly passed away yesterday morning (Monday 28 October).


Detective Constable Louise McMahon is appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to get in touch.

She said: “I’d like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle beforehand. Anyone who may have dashcam of the collision or vehicle is also encouraged to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leicestershire Police and quote incident number 19*574300.

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