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Man in 20s dies after crash in Chart Road, Ashford

A man in his 20s died in a two-car crash in Chart Road, Ashford, last night.

He was driving a purple Ford Fiesta which collided with a black Volvo XC90 at about 9.30pm.

The vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when they crashed near the Matalan roundabout on Brookfield Road.

Emergency crews at the scene in Chart Road, Ashford Pic: @M3YPU (6019778)
Emergency crews at the scene in Chart Road, Ashford Pic: @M3YPU (6019778)

The Fiesta driver, who is from Ashford, died at the scene. His next of kin has been made aware.

The driver of the Volvo suffered minor injuries.

Police closed the road between Brookfield Road and the roundabout on Templer Way to allow officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit to investigate.

An air ambulance landed in Great Chart football field at about 10.30pm and left the scene shortly after 11pm.

Chart Road near the Matalan roundabout where the crash happened. Credit: Google Maps (6020344)
Chart Road near the Matalan roundabout where the crash happened. Credit: Google Maps (6020344)

Witnesses, or anyone with information or evidence, including dashcam footage, are urged to call the appeal line on 01622 798538, quoting reference KH/MW/170/18.

Alternatively email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.

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