Woman Killed And Six Injured Following M69 Collision

A woman has died and six others have been injured after a collision on the M69 in Leicestershire.

The incident took place on 22 August on the northbound carriageway of the M69 in Thurlaston.

The woman, who was a rear seat passenger in the one-vehicle collision, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and five other passengers were injured and two remain in a stable condition at Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.


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