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Man dies after being injured by his own car.

Police are investigating a collision in Broughton Astley following which a man has since died.

Picture by Leicester Media

Officers were called at 3.45pm yesterday (8 September) following a report of a man injured at the fuel station in Main Street.

Early enquiries suggest that a grey Mazda CX5, which has unoccupied, began to roll away from the pump as the driver was preparing to refuel.

The driver attempted to stop the car but was struck by the vehicle. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries and died later yesterday.

Enquiries are continuing into the incident and anyone who may have witnessed what happened and hasn’t as yet contacted police is urged to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting 21*522686.


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