Fatal Corby crash victim named

A woman who died in a head-on crash in Corby has been named.

Friday, 27th September 2019, 1:44 pm
Police arrested three men in connection with the incident.

Kelly Meek, 45, was killed after the crash in Dunedin Road at about 10.20am on September 14.

She had been a rear-seat passenger in a black Ford Mondeo, which overtook on a right-hand bend near Albany Gardens and hit a blue Mercedes CLK240 which was travelling in the opposite direction.

She died at the scene.

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Police arrested three men in connection with the incident.

An inquest into her death opened yesterday (Thursday) and was adjourned until March.

The driver of the Mondeo and a front seat passenger fled the scene.

Two local 30-year-old men were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and being unfit to drive through drink or drugs.

A third man, who is 29-years-old and also local, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Today a police spokesman said they remain released under investigation pending further enquiries.