Police re-appeal for witnesses to fatal crash near Leamington - The Leamington Observer

Police re-appeal for witnesses to fatal crash near Leamington

Leamington Editorial 3rd Sep, 2019   0

POLICE are re-appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash near Leamington.

The air ambulance and emergency services were called to Banbury Road, close to the junction with the M40, at around 10pm on Monday July 29.

Motorcyclist Thomas Radbourne from Tamworth, was found in cardiac arrest by passersby. The 26-year-old died at the scene following a crash with a black Honda Jazz which failed to stop.

A 39-year-old woman and 19-year-old man, both from Stratford, were arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and later released under investigation.

Police want to speak to anyone who saw the car pull over in the moments leading up to the incident.

PC Drew Ballantyne said: “We have evidence that the Honda stopped at Sainsbury’s in Tachbrook Park Leamington. We’re trying to establish whether the car stopped anywhere else between there and the scene of the collision on the Banbury Road.

“If anyone saw the car in a lay by or car park we would be keen to hear from them.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or ring 0800 555 111 to speak to Crimestoppers anonymously.


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