30-year-old man dies in car crash near Silverstone


A 30-year-old man has died after his car crashed on the crest of a hill near Silverstone.

Officers were called at about 7.30pm yesterday (Wednesday), after a vehicle, for reasons yet unknown, lost control on the A413 Brackley Road at Silverstone.

The 30-year-old driver of the car, a green Rover Metro GTi, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the car was airlifted to the University Hospital in Coventry but is not believed to have serious injuries.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.