Leicester

Motorist dies when car strikes tree in Stoney Stanton

A man died when the car he was driving crashed into a tree in a Leicestershire village.

The accident, involving a blue Citroen Xsara, happened at about 1530 GMT on Monday, on the B4114 Coventry Road in Stoney Stanton.

Daniel Brannan, 59, of Sapcote, died at the scene.

Officers from Leicestershire Police's serious collision investigation unit are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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