Police investigate fatal M42 road collision

Police are investigating the circumstances of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the M42 southbound between J3A and J3 at 2.35pm on 29th April 2013.The collision occurred when a silver Nissan X-Trail left the road to the nearside.

It travelled across the hard shoulder, through a wooden fence and hedgerow and for some distance into an adjacent field.

Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the vehicle involved leave the carriageway or the manner of driving of any vehicles prior to the collision.

The female passenger in the car, in her 60’s from Worcestershire, suffered fatal injuries during the crash and was declared dead at the scene.

The male driver was taken by air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.