David Robert Manship died in A50 crash at Markfield, Leicestershire

A man who died following a crash on the A50 in Leicestershire has been named by police.

The crash happened at about 11:57 BST, near Markfield, on 6 July and involved a blue Kia Sorrento which was towing a caravan.

David Robert Manship, 51, from Derby, was pronounced dead at the scene. The female passenger was taken to hospital and remains in a stable condition.

The car also contained a Border Collie, which ran off after the crash.

'Dog ran away'

Det Con Pete Davies said: "The Kia was travelling along the A50 towards Leicester when the collision occurred.

"The caravan became detached from the car during the incident.

"If you witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle beforehand, then please contact us.

"The vehicle also contained a brown and white Border Collie dog. The dog ran away after the incident and has not been located. If you've seen a similar dog since Saturday morning please contact the police."

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