Woman who died in Oadby collision named as Sally Marie Lawrence
A woman who died in a one-vehicle crash in Oadby has been named as Sally Marie Lawrence.
The 47-year-old was a passenger in the car and received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash happened on Saturday between 6.20pm and 6.35pm.
The car was travelling along Gartree Road in the direction of Leicester Airport, and crashed into a tree near to the junction of Stoughton Road.
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The driver of the car - a red Peugeot 406 Estate, registration number W11 VDY - was injured and treated at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.
A 52-year-old man was arrested in connection with the collision and released on police bail pending further inquiries.
Detective Inspector Dave Richardson said: “We are appealing for anyone who was in the area and saw the collision to contact us.
“We are also interested in speaking to witnesses who saw the car prior to the incident, in the area of the ring road near to the roundabout at Oadby Racecourse and along to the scene of the collision on Gartree Road. We have released a picture of the car in the hope that it will remind witnesses and encourage them to come forward.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Leicestershire police on 101.