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Donations for pregnant woman's funeral reach over £4K

The GoFundMe page for Paige Jackson and her unborn son Credit: GoFundMe

The GoFundMe page was set up in honour of Paige Jackson who died after being hit by a car in Saffron Lane in Leicester.

Organisers had hoped to raise £3,000 to cover the cost of a funeral. A statement on the page said all money left over will go to charity.

Donations for pregnant woman's funeral approach £4k

Donations towards the funeral costs of a pregnant woman and her unborn son killed when they were hit by a car in Leicester have almost reached £4,000.

The GoFundMe page for Paige Jackson and her unborn son
The GoFundMe page for Paige Jackson and her unborn son Credit: GoFundMe

The GoFundMe page was set up in honour of Paige Jackson after she died in Saffron Lane on Saturday.

Organisers had hoped to raise £3,000. A statement on the page said all money left over will go to charity.

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Fundraising for Leicester woman's funeral reaches target

Paige Jackson died in Leicester Credit: Go Fund Me page

More than £3000 has been donated to help pay for the funeral of a 22-year-old pregnant woman and her unborn child, who died when they were hit by a car in Leicester.

Paige Jackson was walking along Saffron Lane on Saturday morning when she was hit and a fundraising campaign was launched to pay for the funeral.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested and released on bail.

Read more: Go Fund Me page fundraising for Paige and her unborn son

Thousands donated to pay for Leicester woman's funeral

Flowers left at site where Paige Jackson died in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

Almost £2,500 has been donated to help pay for the funeral of a pregnant 22-year-old killed when she was hit by a car in Leicester.

Paige Jackson was walking along Saffron Lane on Saturday morning when it happened and a fundraising campaign has been launched to pay for her funeral.

A 21-year-old man has been released on bail.

Flowers left at site of fatal Leicester collision

Flowers left at site where Paige Jackson died in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

A man has been arrested in connection with a crash in Leicester in which a 22-year-old woman died.

Paige Jackson was walking near the leisure centre on Saffron Lane when she was hit by a car on Saturday morning.

A 21-year-old man was questioned by police and has been released on bail.

Flowers left at Leicester collision location Credit: ITV News Central

Woman dies in Leicester collision - man arrested

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in a fatal road traffic collision in Leicester.

The 21-year-old male was released on police bail pending further enquiries.

The incident happened at around 6.50am on Saturday, February 15 in Saffron Lane and involved a pedestrian and a black Volkswagen Jetta saloon.

The pedestrian, 22-year-old Paige Jackson, was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary where she subsequently died.

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Coventry crash death - police launch inquiry

An inquiry has been launched following the death of a man in Coventry Credit: West Midlands Police

Collision investigators have launched an inquiry following the death of a man in Coventry over the weekend.

Emergency services were called to Beake Avenue at around 4.50am on Sunday 16 February after a car left the road and collided with a house and parked cars.

The driver, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for around five hours whilst the damage to the building was assessed. Enquiries were made at the scene and the car, a red Volvo, was recovered.

The man’s family has been informed and specially trained officers are supporting them at this time.

Woman who died in fatal Leicester collision named

Officers from the serious collision investigation unit have named the woman who died in a fatal road traffic collision on Saturday, February 15.

The incident happened at around 6.50am in Saffron Lane and involved a pedestrian and a black Volkswagen Jetta saloon.

The pedestrian, 22-year-old Paige Jackson, was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary where she subsequently died.

The driver of the car was taken to the same hospital where he received treatment.

This incident happened near to the junction with Knighton Lane East, close to the leisure centre. The car was travelling county bound having driven out of the city centre.

I would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident itself, or saw the vehicle in the minutes leading up to the collision. Please get in touch if you have any information.

– Paul Bingham, Leicestershire Police

A14 re-opens after nearly seven hours

Police have re-opened the A14 in Northamptonshire after it was closed for nearly seven hours by a crash.

The A14 westbound in Northamptonshire closed near Rothwell. Credit: ITV Anglia

Three lorries and a tractor were involved in the smash on the dual-carriageway at Rothwell near Kettering. It led to the road being shut westbound from 6.45am until lunchtime and long delays for motorists

The tractor driver was airlifted to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. The lorry drivers are also believed not to have serious injuries.

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