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UPDATED: Police seek driver in connection with fatal collision in Rugby

A 54-year-old man from Rugby has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while under the influence of drugs, following a collision on Bilton Road, Rugby, this evening (Sunday 3 February).

A female pedestrian, who was in her 60s, died after a blue Nissan collided with her at around 6.40pm.

Detective Inspector Lisa Sears said: "We are also trying to identify the driver of another vehicle - believed to be a light coloured Audi - that was in the area at the time and may have information vital to our investigation.

"We're keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, saw the two vehicles in the moments before the incident or has dash cam footage from the area."

Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the cars in the moments before the collision is asked to call 101 quoting incident 325 of 3 February 2019. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

UPDATE, 03.05, 04/02/2019: Officers have identified a light coloured Audi and arrested a 35-year-old man from Rugby on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.


Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 04/02/19