Updated: Man dies in crash on B676 near Melton

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A driver died in a collision on the B676 near Melton last night (Monday).

Two cars, a black Ford Fiesta and a silver Ford Mondeo, were involved in the collision at 6.40pm on Saxby Road, Melton, about 200m south of the junction with Brentingby.

The driver of the Ford Fiesta, a man, sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Ford Mondeo sustained minor injuries.

The Fiesta was travelling along Saxby Road towards Melton and the Mondeo was travelling in the opposite direction when they were involved in the collision. The road was closed for several hours.

If you were travelling along the B676 yesterday evening and witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle beforehand then please get in touch with Leicestershire Police.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dc Alison Ide on 101, quoting incident 592 of April 11.