[08 MAY 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Elderly Man Dies
After Car Crash
65 year old man has died following a car accident ten days ago.
crash occurred on Broad Lane in Coventry at about 8pm on Friday 27
April when John Vertigan was driving a Vauxhall Astra and was in
collision with a 24 year old man driving a Volkswagen Polo.
driver of the Polo provided a positive breath test and was
arrested at the scene.
Vertigan was taken to Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital in a
critical condition and died yesterday.
appears that the Volkswagen Polo was travelling along Broad Lane
when it was in collision with the Astra as it attempted to turn.
are interested to talk to anyone who witnessed the accident - they
should call traffic officers on 024 7653 9010.