Churchover crash: Mother and son, 2, die in collision

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The collision happened on the A426 at junction 1 of the M6

A woman and her two-year-old son have died in a crash between a car and a lorry.

The collision happened on the A426, near Churchover, Warwickshire, at junction 1 of the M6 at about 22:30 GMT on Saturday.

The 31-year-old mother and her son, from London, died at the scene.

They were passengers in a blue Nissan Qashqai. The 35-year-old male driver of the car and another passenger, a six-year-old girl were taken to hospital.

Warwickshire Police has said their injuries were not thought to be serious.

Insp Andrew Bennett said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the families of the deceased at this time.”

He said that other drivers at the scene had attempted first aid.

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