A 21-year-old Whetstone man has died in a two-car collision.
Leigh Taylor, of Whetstone, died at the scene of the crash on the B582 Desford Road, in Enderby, on Sunday evening.
Two cars, a Vauxhall Corsa and a Toyota Yaris, were involved in the collision at 7.05pm.
Mr Taylor was the front-seat passenger in the Corsa.
The Corsa’s driver was yesterday in University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital in a stable condition.
Police said the driver of the Yaris was in Leicester Royal Infirmary in a stable condition, while the passenger in the Yaris was at Glenfield hospital in a stable condition.
Following the crash, the road was closed at its junctions with the A47 and with Forest Road, to allow officers to carry out their investigations and deal with the incident, until 3.30am yesterday.
Detective Constable Seamus Burns, the investigating officer, said:
“The Corsa was travelling towards Desford from Enderby and the Yaris in the opposite direction at the time of the collision.
“We would like to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or saw the vehicles beforehand, to please contact us as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Burns on 101.
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Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on New Years Eve in Whetstone.
The collision happened at around 11.30am on Monday December 31, 2012 on the A426 Lutterworth Road at its junction with Countesthorpe Road.
It involved two vehicles a silver Peugeot 106 and a black Fiat Panda.
The driver of the Peugeot, Margaret Mitton (79) of Countesthorpe, received fatal injuries and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two passengers from the same vehicle were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment to their injuries. One of them has since been discharged whilst the other remains there in a stable condition.
The driver of the Fiat sustained minor injuries which required hospital treatment.
Detective Constable Ady Keeble, the investigating officer, said: “At the time of the collision, the Peugeot was travelling along Countesthorpe Road from the direction of Countesthorpe and the Fiat was travelling along the A426 towards Lutterworth.
“We would like to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle beforehand to please contact police.”
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact DC 0506 Ady Keeble on 101, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number 0506. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is anonymous, on 0800 555 111 .
Calls to 101 cost 15p for the entire call from both mobile phones and land lines. Calls to Crimestoppers are also free, but some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for this call.
Reference number: LEP-311212-0197