Motorist killed in Leicestershire tanker crash


A man has died after the car he was driving collided head-on with a tanker in Leicestershire.

The collision happened just before 1700 GMT on Thursday on the A6006 Loughborough Road at Shoby crossroads.

The driver of the Peugeot 207 was pronounced dead at the scene following the crash, Leicestershire Police said.

The driver of the Renault LGV tractor unit and tanker was uninjured in the collision. Anyone who witnessed the crash should contact police.

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