Leicester

Jake Mitchell, 12, dies in Wellsborough road crash

Bosworth Road
The boy was heading towards Bosworth Water Park, police have said

A 12-year-old cyclist has died after a collision with a vehicle in a Leicestershire village.

Jake Mitchell, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, was injured on Bosworth Road in Wellsborough just after 12:00 BST on Tuesday.

He was taken to hospital in Coventry where he died several hours later. The driver of the vehicle involved was not injured.

No-one has been arrested in connection with the crash, police said.

Leicestershire Police urged witnesses to contact them.

A force spokesman said: "The Nissan Qashqai was travelling along Bosworth Road towards Market Bosworth when it was involved in a collision with the bicycle which was also travelling in the same direction."

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