M6 CRASH: Young woman and toddler die in horror car and lorry crash near Rugby
A CRASH on the M6 has killed a young woman and a toddler after a car and lorry collided near Churchover and Rugby at junction 1, Warwickshire police have said.
A two-year-old boy and a 31-year-old woman have died after their car and a lorry were involved in a horror crash.
The victims were passengers in a blue Nissan Qashqai that was travelling off the M6 onto the A426 near Churchover, Warwickshire.
Other drivers and paramedics tried to save the pair, but they died at the scene.
A six-year-old girl who was also a passenger in the Nissan and the vehicle’s driver, a 35-year-old man, were taken to hospital with injuries.
Their injuries are not thought to be serious.
Warwickshire Police said the crash happened at about 10.30pm on Saturday.
Officers responded to the incident along with members of the local fire brigade and ambulance service.
Inspector Andrew Bennett said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the families of the deceased at this time.
“Despite the attempts of other drivers and paramedics, the woman and boy were declared dead at the scene.
“We will have officers at the scene today as we continue to investigate how this collision happened.
“There is likely to be some disruption in the area while we investigate. I would like to thank local people for their support and patience.
“I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either of the vehicles involved in the moments leading up to the incident to contact us.”
Anyone with information can call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting reference 406.
On Saturday, a 15-year-old boy and a 72-year-old man from the same family were killed when a car was hit by a train at a level crossing in Barns Green, Sussex.
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