Victim of North Kilworth fatal crash is named

Police sign.
Police sign.

A driver who died in a road accident in North Kilworth on Friday September 25 has been named by police.

The crash happened around 9.30pm on Kilworth Road, between North Kilworth and Kimcote, and involved one car, a red Vauxhall Corsa.

The driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Michael Harper, from Walsall, was seriously injured and taken to University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire where he subsequently died.

A passenger in the vehicle was also taken to UHCW with minor injuries and she was discharged after treatment.

It is believed that the vehicle was travelling along Kilworth Road from North Kilworth towards Kimcote when it left the road and ended up in a ditch.

Police are appealing for anyone driving along Kilworth Road around the time of the incident and either witnessed the incident or saw the car being driven beforehand to contact DC 1498 Adrian Carlyle on 101.