Tot among 4 killed in crash after cop chase
FOUR people including a oneyear-old boy were killed in a crash with a car that had just been chased by the police.
The tragic victims were in a VW Touran when it was hit by a VW Golf that earlier was being followed by officers.
Two men aged 35 and 50 and a 41-yearold woman died at the scene in Sheffield. The baby boy died in hospital.
Three others in the same people carrier were last night in hospital, including a three-year-old girl who is fighting for her life. A woman of 22 is critical and another is in a stable but serious condition.
Three men aged 17, 18 and 23, who were travelling in the Golf, were arrested. They all suffered minor injuries.
It is believed two families were in the Touran, which was hit as it made a right turn. Witnesses said a local woman fought to save the one-year-old.
Iqbal Khan, 69, said: “A midwife who lives up the road tried to resuscitate the MORE than 20,000 Leicester City fans yesterday joined in a walk to the club’s ground in memory of its chairman, who was killed in a helicopter crash there.
Supporters wept as they carried blue and white balloons through the city and sang in tribute to billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, 60. Four other people also died in the tragedy at the King Power Stadium two weeks ago.
The march idea came from Megan Elliott, 14, and her sister Casey, 11 – and was taken up by fans on social media.
Megan said: “I never thought it would end up this big. Today shows how loved and respected he was – not just by the club but by the entire community.”
Players also took part in the “5,000-1 walk”, a reference to the odds Leicester beat to win the Premier League in 2016.
Floral wreaths were on view near the crash site and a video tribute to the chairman was played in the stadium before the team’s game versus Burnley. baby. She’s all shaken up.” Police watchdog the IOPC started an investigation.
Regional director Miranda Biddle said: “There is no indication the police vehicle collided with either of the vehicles involved in the crash.”
The tragedy came on a day of road carnage in the North. Greater Manchester police are investigating three deaths – a girl of eight hit by a car in Salford, a 17-year-old cyclist, who died in Oldham, and a pedestrian, 21, killed in Middleton.
TRIBUTES: Flowers and fan in a shirt bearing boss’s name TEARS: Supporters overcome by emotion SOMBRE: Leicester City players join fans on the walk UNITED IN GRIEF: Fans walk through Leicester yesterday
CARNAGE: Wrecked VW Touran