Two dead following M40 crash - The Leamington Observer

Two dead following M40 crash

Editorial Correspondent 17th Jul, 2023 Updated: 18th Jul, 2023   0

A MAN has been arrested following the death of two people in a crash on the M40 on Saturday evening.

Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses or dashcam footage after a 31-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man travelling in a Ford Fiesta died following a collision with a van.

It happened around 6pm between junction 15 at Longbridge and junction 16 near Lapworth.

A 36-year-old man from Warwickshire has been arrested on suspicion of death by careless driving. He is currently in police custody.

PC Pearson from Warwickshire Police’s serious collision investigation unit said: “Enquiries are ongoing to the circumstances of this collision, and our thoughts are with the families of those who have sadly died.

“We would urge any witnesses who may have seen either vehicle in the lead up to the collision, or seen the collision itself, to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to call Warwickshire Police on 101 or report online at, quoting incident number 276 of 15 July 2023.

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