Fatal collision 3 January 2016 Holt Lane, Napton, West Midlands

Last updated 8 March 2016
Approximate location
Holt Lane, Napton, West Midlands (show full map)
Casualties Kate Vanloo, 52 (fatality)
Time of incident 10:45am, 3 January 2016
Vehicles involved Pedal cycle, Car
Incident factors Pothole
Police details West Midlands, incident 82

Kate was cycling with a friend when she rode through a puddle which obscured a pothole beneath it. She fell into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

Warwickshire County Council had allegedly planned to fix the pothole in December but delayed the repair until January. It was reportedly fixed within 48 hours of her death.