Police launch murder investigation after man dies after collision in Kirkby: two arrested

Two people have been arrested after a 29 year-old man died after a collision in Southwell Lane, Kirkby.

By Kev Rogers
Sunday, 9th August 2020, 10:30 am

Nottinghamshire Police were called at around 7.45pm on Saturday following reports two men had suffered serious injuries.

Emergency workers attempted to treat the man at the scene but he sadly died. The other male is stable and in hospital.

Police have arrested a man and a woman in connection with the incident.

Southwell Lane

Detective Inspector Parminder Dhillon is leading the investigation. He said: "We are now appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward. If you have any information or dashcam footage, please get in touch so we can establish the circumstances around the collision.

"If you have any information please call 101, quoting incident number 792 of 8 August 2020.

"We are asking drivers to stay clear of the area as officers continue their investigations."

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspaper.