Arrest made after man, 73, dies in Paddock Wood crash

A 73-year-old man has died at the scene of a car crash in Kent.

The collision took place at 18:45 GMT on Monday, in Queen Street, Paddock Wood, near the Elm Tree public house.

It involved an orange Land Rover Freelander and a red Peugeot 406. The junction with Pearsons Green Road was closed for several hours.

A 25-year-old Maidstone man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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