Driver who died after his car hit a tree near Lutterworth has been named

The driver who died after his car was found in a ditch near Lutterworth has been named.

Tuesday, 5th December 2017, 11:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:33 am
Police accident

Sam Walton, 25, from Wigston, sustained fatal injuries after the car he was driving left the A426 Lutterworth Road in Dunton Bassett and collided with a tree.

Officers were alerted shortly before 7.45am Yesterday (Monday, December 4) following a report that a car had been seen in a ditch.

The vehicle was located approximately 700 metres from the Dunton Bassett crossroads, on the Blaby side and had been travelling towards Blaby.

Leicestershire Police believe that the car, a blue Subaru Impreza, was the only vehicle involved.

Anyone who either saw the collision, or who may have seen the vehicle between 11pm on 3 December and approximately 7.45am on 4 December, is asked to contact Detective Constable 1504 Seamus Burns on 101 quoting incident 91 of 4 December.