Man killed in A6006 crash at Shoby bends on Saturday named by police
A man killed in a crash between an articulated lorry and a Land Rover at the weekend has been named.
Gavin Smith, 34 of Melton, died at the scene of the collision on the A6006 at Shoby, near Melton - a stretch of road known as the Shoby bends - at about 6.10am on Saturday.
Mr Smith, the front seat passenger in the Land Rover Discovery, died at the scene.
The other two people in the Land Rover were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary. One received treatment for minor injuries and both were discharged the same day.
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A 54-year-old man, who was arrested in connection with the incident, has been bailed pending further inquiries.
Detective Constable Pete Davies, the investigating officer, said: "The lorry was travelling towards Melton and the Land Rover Discovery was travelling in the opposite direction at the time of the collision.
"We would urge anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw either of the vehicles beforehand, to please contact the police immediately."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Davies on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.