Police appeal after woman dies in car crash

The accident took place just after 11am today

The accident took place just after 11am today

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to the fatal road collision which killed a woman in Moreton Morrell at the weekend

The incident took place on the B4455 Fosse Way on Sunday at about 9.15am.

The single vehicle collision involved a grey Land Rover Defender.

The vehicle had been travelling from the direction of Combrook.

The vehicle is believed to have left the carriage way and collided with a tree.

Officers are working to establish the circumstances of the collision.

As a result of the collision the 45-year-old female driver of the Land Rover sustained injuries that proved to be fatal and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger, a young boy, sustained serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for treatment.

If you witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle prior to the collision please contact PC 1887 Knight based in OPU Rugby by dialling 101 quoting incident number 133 of Sunday 19 June.