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Baby boy killed in Leicester car crash

Scene of the crash at the junction of Narborough Road and Braunstone Gate in Leicester Photo: ITV Central

A baby boy has died, and a a two-year-old girl is in a critical condition, after a crash in Leicester this morning.

The crash happened at the junction of Narborough Road and Braunstone Gate and involved a two cars and four pedestrians.

A boy, aged one, and a girl, aged 2, suffered serious injuries and were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The boy has since died and the girl remains in a critical condition.

Scene of the crash at the junction of Narborough Road and Braunstone Gate in Leicester Credit: ITV Central

Two other pedestrians, both men, received minor injuries.

A 40-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

The scene remains cordoned off to allow officers to carry out their investigations, the roads surrounding the scene have also been closed off.

The scene and surrounding roads have been closed off while investigations continue.

Detective Sergeant Mark Watling said:

“We are currently in the very early stages of the incident and are not able to release any further information."

“However if anyone witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it and haven’t yet spoken to officers we would urge them to contact the police as soon as possible."

– Detective Sergeant Mark Watling, Leicestershire Police

People who witnessed the collision are being asked to contact Leicestershire Police or anonymously through Crimestoppers.

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