Leicester

Driver failed to stop after double-fatal crash

Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire

Police want to trace a motorist who failed to stop after a crash in Leicestershire which left two people dead.

Dean Spalding, who was driving a Ford Focus, and Rudolfne Meszaros, the passenger in a Volvo, died on the A4304 at Husbands Bosworth on Saturday.

Police said a third unknown vehicle was also involved and was driven off towards Lutterworth.

Anyone who was in the area at about 1245 GMT is urged to come forward.

Mr Spalding, 27, of Lutterworth, and Mrs Meszaros, 57, and from Measham, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened near the junction with the A5199 Welford Road.

The driver and second passenger from the Volvo S80 suffered serious injuries. Both are in a stable condition in hospital.

Det Con Nick Bryan, of Leicestershire Police, said: "It is believed that the third vehicle was travelling in front of the Volvo at the time of the collision and continued on towards Lutterworth.

"We are appealing for anyone who has information about this collision, in particular the third vehicle and driver, to contact us as soon as they can.

"Police believe that there may have been a number of cars, in particular a small silver hatchback, that passed through the area before police arrived.

"They would like to urge those drivers and passengers to contact them as soon as they possibly can."

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