Melton Mowbray woman, 29, dies in crash on A606 southbound near Langham

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Tuesday, 3.45pm: Police have named the woman who died in a crash on the A606 near Langham as Michelle Davies, 29, from Melton Mowbray.

The collision between a lorry and a car happened just after 12pm yesterday (Monday) on the southbound carriageway of the A606, about half a mile north of Langham.

A police spokesman said the crash involved a red Mazda Premacy car and a red Volvo lorry. The red Mazda was travelling away from Oakham towards Melton Mowbray and the lorry was travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the red Mazda, Michelle Davies, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Det Con 1288 Paul Bingham, who is investigating the incident, said: “We are appealing for witnesses who saw the collision to please come forward. In particular, we would like to speak to anyone who attended the scene and have not yet given details to the police.

“We would also like to speak with anyone who saw either vehicle just before the collision.”

Police, fire and ambulance services were called to the scene and the road was closed between the junction with Whissendine and Leesthorpe Road until about 11pm last night.

Dr Leon Roberts, a volunteer with the East Midlands Immediate Care Scheme, was also called to the incident alongside an air ambulance. Dr Roberts said the fire service had used heat-seaking cameras to see if there were any other casualties but none were found.

If you saw anything call 101 quoting incident number LEP-061014-0243.