Young man killed in Lutterworth crash

A young man has died following a collision in Lutterworth this morning (Thursday 12 December).

The accident took place at around 10am on Ullesthorpe Road, and involved a Volkswagen white caddy van and a refrigerated light goods vehicle.

East Midlands Ambulance Service and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance.

The driver of the van, a man in his 20s, died at the scene of the collision. No other injuries were reported.

A road closure was in place on Ullesthorpe Road following the collision. The road reopened just after 2pm.

Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances of the collision and officers are appealing to anyone with any information to make contact.

Detective Constable Peter Davies said: “We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who saw either of the vehicles prior to the incident to make contact with us, if you have not already done so.”

Anyone with any information is urged to call 101 quoting incident 185 of 12 December.

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