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Appeal following fatal road collision in Wishaw

Police in North Warwickshire are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision near Wishaw.

The incident happened at just after midnight on Sunday 7 October at the junction of Holly Lane and Lindridge Road.

A black Mercedes was travelling along Lindridge Road towards the junction at Holly Lane when it left the road and collided with a tree.

As a result a 22-year-old female passenger from Water Orton suffered fatal injuries and died in hospital.

The 44-year-old male driver suffered serious injuries to his feet, back and hand.

Another female passenger suffered serious abdomen injuries.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses and anyone who can help to come forward.

PC Ian Taylor from the Roads Policing Unit said: "Sadly this collision has resulted in a woman losing her life and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time.

"We're keen to establish the full circumstances of this collision and I would appeal for any drivers in the area at the time who witnessed what happened, or anyone who saw the car in the Wishaw area on the night of the incident to make contact with us."

Those with information can contact Warwickshire Police via 101, quoting incident 12 of 7 October 2018.


Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 19/10/18