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Appeal for dashcam footage after fatal road collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the A50 Markfield Road near to Groby.

Officers were called at around 10.25pm on 3 March following a collision which involved a pedestrian and a black Ford Focus on the county bound carriageway around half a mile from the A46 roundabout.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 60s, had been an occupant in a red Ford Focus travelling in the same direction.

She left the car and was in collision with the black Focus.

The driver of the black Focus is not being treated as a suspect. The full circumstances around the collision are under investigation.

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Detective Sergeant Paul Hawkins, from the force’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, is appealing for witnesses.

He said: “We would like to speak to anyone who was travelling through the area, on either carriageway, and may have seen the collision or the events leading up to it.

“We are also keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a red Ford Focus which was travelling along the road at the same time or anyone who may have any dashcam footage which may have captured what happened.”

Contact Leicestershire Police on 101.

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