Victim of fatal Corby crash named

A police investigation is ongoing

By Sam Wildman
Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 11:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 11:14 am

A pensioner who died after a crash between a car and a mobility scooter in Corby has been named by police.

William Clenaghan, 79, died after the crash in Oakley Road, near the town's Morrisons at about 2.25pm on Friday (May 1).

He had been crossing a pelican crossing on his mobility scooter when he was hit by a grey Fiat 500.

The road was closed in both directions while emergency services attended.

The air ambulance was called to the incident but Mr Clenaghan died at the scene.

The crash is being investigated by Northants Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit.

No arrests have been made in connection with the collision.

Police closed the road.

Witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage should call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.

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