A woman has died following a crash this morning involving two cars. The accident happened on the A426 Lutterworth Road, in Whetstone, at around 11.30am. The female driver of one of the cars was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened at the junction with Countesthorpe Road. Two passengers in the same vehicle were taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary. A police spokeswoman said the extent and nature of their injuries is not yet known. The road remains closed in both directions, at the junction with Countesthorpe Road. Diversions are in place.