Police name man killed in crash on A5 near Rugby


A man killed in a crash on the A5 near Rugby has been named by police.

The driver of a bronze-coloured Ford Fiesta who was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the A5, Watling Street, in Claybrooke Parva, has been named as 77-year-old Arthur Wilson from Hinckley.

The incident happened at around 8.10am last Wednesday.

The crash involved a bronze Ford Fiesta and a white Mercedes Sprinter van.

A police spokesman said: “Were you driving along the A5 in Claybrooke Parva yesterday morning?

“If you were driving along the A5, near to Highcross Road, around 8.10am then please contact us if you witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle beforehand.

“If you can help please contact Det Con 1504 Seamus Burns on 101.”