Former Princethorpe pupil dies in car crash

A FORMER Princethorpe College pupil died in a car accident just outside Rugby on New Year’s Eve.

Alex Wallis, from Bubbenhall, died after the black Renault Clio he was driving left the road and crashed into a tree at 2.15pm.

Alex was the only person in the car and was driving in the direction of Coventry when it is thought that he lost control of the car on the A45 in Stretton on Dunsmore, near to the Little Chef restaurant.

Police are now appealing for anyone who was travelling along the A45 at the time of the incident and who saw the car to come forward.

Anyone with information can call Sergeant Colin Matthews at the Greys Mallory Traffic Base on (01926) 415415.

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