Van driver dies in Manton transporter crash


A van driver has died after his vehicle was in collision with a car transporter in Rutland.

The man, in his 30s, was fatally injured in the crash on the A6003 at Manton, near Oakham, at 1100 GMT on Wednesday.

The driver of the transporter was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses, and particularly want to trace the driver of a brown Mercedes van which left the scene before officers arrived.

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