Online Editions

28th Sep, 2021

Man hit by car in Barby dies in hospital

A MAN has died in hospital, just over a week after he was hit by a car in Barby.

The 82-year-old man died in the early hours of Sunday morning (July 11).

He was struck by an orange Vauxhall Corsa, which was travelling from the direction of Daventry, near the village post office in Rugby Road at around 8.20am on Saturday July 3. He was taken to University Hospital Coventry with serious injuries.

Police officers are still appealing for witnesses or anyone with information regarding the collision.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dashcam footage, is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 quoting Northamptonshire Police incident number 112 of July 3.


Weddings, Birthdays, Bereavements, Thank you notices, Marriages and more.

Book an Advert

Book your newspaper advert with our online advert creation tool.


Find a career you'll love with our free career finder website.

Digital Advertising

Advertise on the Rugby Observer to boost your online presence.