Tot among 4 killed in crash af­ter cop chase

The People - - NEWS FEATURES - By John Kelly by Pa­trick Hill

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

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