Thursday, July 10, 2008

A car crash in the British region of Leicestershire has resulted in the deaths of six people: three men and three women. The incident, involving a lorry and a Ford Mondeo, occurred at around 01:00 UTC today (02:00 local time) on the A607 road.

Simon Adkin of the local police said that, “the black Mondeo was travelling towards Leicester and the lorry was travelling in the opposite direction.” He announced that the police “are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident and saw either of these vehicles beforehand to get in touch.”

The driver of the Ford, who was killed in the incident, was a 23-year-old male. An 18-year-old man, 19-year-old woman and 18-year-old woman were also killed in the incident. The ages of the other two people are not yet known.

As a result of the crash, the A607 is expected to remain closed for most of today.