BREAKING NEWS: Head on collision forces Western Relief Road in Rugby to close

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A CRASH on Rugby’s Western Relief Road closed the road around today (Friday).

Police investigating a head on crash today are looking for witnesses who may have left the scene before officers arrived.

The collision occurred at about 1pm and involved a blue Ford Fiesta and a Toyota Corolla.

The driver of the Fiesta, a woman believed to be in her 70s, had to be cut from the vehicle and was taken to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire with suspected spinal injuries.

The male driver of the Corolla suffered minor injuries.

The road is blocked and may remain closed for some time.

Anyone who witnessed the collision and has not given their details to police is asked to contact (01926) 415415 as soon as possible.

The accident and road closures follows another this morning in Crick Road, Hillmorton.