Man dies and two others are seriously injured after collision with a tree

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One man has died and another two are in a serious condition after the car they were travelling in collided with a tree.

DETEIVES investigating the fatal collision in Evington, Leicester, last night (Sunday, January 17) are appealing for witnesses – or anyone with dashcam footage – to come forward.

The crash happened in Coleman Road shortly after 11.30pm when for reasons as yet unknown, a dark-coloured Seat smashed into a tree.

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other men were taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. A man in his 30s is being treated for life-threatening injuries, while a man in his 20s is in a serious but stable condition.

The road remains closed while officers carry out further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Paul Hawkins, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU), said: “I’d like to speak to anyone who saw a dark-coloured Seat Leon travelling around Evington late last night.

“I’d ask anyone who saw it prior to the collision – or who saw the collision occur – to come forward. I am also keen to speak to any motorists with a dashcam installed in their vehicle or, given it happened in a residential area, anyone with CCTV at their address.

“Any information, no matter how insignificant you think it is, could help our investigation.”

You can pass on information by visiting and quoting incident 651.

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