Update: Woman dies following collision in Cotesbach
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An 18 year-old woman has died following a collision in Cotesbach on Friday evening (15 December).
The collision involving two cars, a white Citroen C3 and black Mercedes CLK, happened at 8.30pm on the A426 Rugby Road.
A total of seven people were injured in the collision and taken to hospital.
Five people, aged between 18 and 34, were in the Citroen and two people, a man and a woman in their 60s, were in the Mercedes.
Sadly, one of the passengers in the Citroen died yesterday (Sunday 17 December) as a result of her injuries.
The driver and one of the other passengers in the car remain in a life threatening condition.
The other two passengers are now in a stable condition but have suffered life changing injuries.
The driver and the passenger in the Mercedes also suffered life changing injuries.
Police continue to appeal for witnesses and dash cam footage.
Detective Sergeant Ed Des-Chanelle, from the force’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Sadly we are now investigating this incident as a fatal collision and six other people still remain in hospital with serious injuries.
“We are continuing to carry out enquiries to establish how the collision occurred and would ask anyone who has information or dash cam footage and hasn’t yet spoken to police to please get in touch.”
Report online at www.leics.police.uk or call 101, quoting reference 23*771092.