Man Dies After Crashing Car With Van

11 March 2013, 12:34 | Updated: 11 March 2013, 12:39

A man has died after crashing his car with a van on the A5 at Fosters Booth on Friday 8th March.

The man has been formally identified as Kenneth Kirkpatrick, aged 80, from Oak Street in Upper Weedon.

Mr Kirkpatrick was travelling northbound along the A5 in a silver Mercedes which was in collision with a white Volkswagen LT35 van, travelling in the opposite direction, by the Red Lion public house in Fosters Booth.

Mr Kirkpatrick was taken to the Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry, where he died in the critical care unit at 5.45pm on Saturday.

The male driver of the van, from Stacey Bushes in Milton Keynes, was uninjured. The van damaged the porched entrance of the public house.

The collision caused significant disruption on the roads in the vicinity of the A5 at Fosters Booth on Friday afternoon.