Two men are killed in Bitteswell road crash

Two men have been killed and two others were taken to hospital following a road crash in Leicestershire.

The accident, involving one vehicle, happened on Ashby Lane, Bittesewell, at about 0145 BST on Monday.

The two men were pronounced dead at the scene and the two other occupants were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment, police said.

The road was closed for about 10 hours to allow for a police investigation of the scene.

Leicestershire Police has appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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