Man dies in serious crash after car hits tree – updates

A man died in a serious crash after a car hit a tree late last night.

The collision happened in Coleman Road in Evington, close to the Avonside Drive junction shortly after 11.30pm on Sunday, January 17.

Emergency services were called to the scene where a car had crashed into a tree, and remain there more than eight hours on.

A man in his twenties was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other men were involved in the crash were taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham where one man in his thirties is being treated with life-threatening injuries.

Another man in his twenties is said to be in serious but stable condition.

Coleman Road was closed late last night, while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The road remains closed at the Broad Avenue and The Langfield junctions as well as at the junction with Avonside Drive, while Leicestershire Police carry out further enquiries.

LeicestershireLive has updates on the road closure and investigation below.

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