Leicester

Driver killed in sports car crash on Blaby bypass

A man has been killed in a crash on a major Leicestershire road.

The incident happened on A426 Blaby bypass just after 0600 BST when a TVR sports car came off the road.

Police said the driver, who has not been named, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

The road was closed during the rush hour and reopened at about 1100 BST. Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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