Two men have been arrested following the tragedy in Nuneaton last night (Image: Google)

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A woman has died and a man has been seriously injured in a crash in Warwickshire.

The woman's body was discovered at around 11.40pm last night – 20 minutes after a man was discovered nearby with a serious injury to his arm.

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

A 63-year-old man from Nuneaton was also arrested, at his home address, on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The tragedy happened in Nuneaton last night.

The woman was declared dead at the scene by paramedics, and officers seized a car near to where the woman’s body was discovered.

The woman's body was discovered at around 11.40pm last night
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Sergeant Dan James from Warwickshire Police Roads Policing Unit said: “This was a terrible incident and our immediate thoughts are with the families of the two people involved.

“It’s too early to speculate on exactly what happened but at this time we are treating the death of the woman and the injury to the man as linked, and we believe both have been involved in a collision with a vehicle. We are working to piece together exactly what happened.

“It is vital that anyone in the areas around the time the man and woman were discovered gets in contact with police, especially if they have any dash cam or CCTV footage.”

In a statement police said: "The man was discovered in Roanne Ringway near the junction with Queens Road at around 11.20pm with a serious injury to his arm. He has been taken to hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

"The woman’s body was discovered around 20 minutes later in Marlborough Road. Paramedics declared her dead at the scene.

"Offices seized a car near to where the woman’s body was discovered."