Coventry & Warwickshire

Driver dies in police pursuit crash near Church Lawford

A428 near Church Lawford Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened near Church Lawford

A driver died when he crashed as he was being followed by police in Warwickshire.

It happened near to the railway bridge on the A428 near Church Lawford, at about 03:15 BST.

"The man, who is believed to be aged 43 and from Coventry, was declared dead at the scene," a police spokesman said.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) which said it had begun an investigation.

Police said the man's family had been informed and officers were awaiting formal identification.

There were no other vehicles involved, and no-one else in the man's vehicle, police said.

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