Leicester

Road collision in Rutland claims two lives

A motorist and his 21-year-old passenger have died in a road collision in Rutland.

The accident, involving a Peugeot 106 and Kia Sedona, happened on the A47 Morcott Road, Glaston, on Sunday afternoon.

The 21-year-old driver of the Peugeot has been named as Jack Lowe, from Wigston, Leicestershire. He died at the scene.

His passenger, Carly Brown, from Leicester, died later in hospital.

The passenger in the other vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries. The driver was unhurt.

Det Con Seamus Burns said: "The Peugeot was travelling towards Leicester and the Kia was travelling in the opposite direction when the collision happened.

"We would like anyone who may have any information about the collision or who may have seen either of the vehicles prior to the collision to call us as soon as they can."

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