Kent

Margate driver killed and four hurt in Herne Bay crash

Scene of the crash in Herne Bay, Kent Image copyright Mark Blesky
Image caption One of the vehicles caught fire after the crash which happened near the junction with Eddington Lane

A man was killed and four other people hurt in a road crash involving three cars in Herne Bay in Kent.

The 23-year-old driver of a VW Golf GTI died when his vehicle collided with a Land Rover and a Vauxhall Corsa in Old Thanet Way at about 00:30 BST.

One of the vehicles caught fire after the crash which happened near the junction with Eddington Lane.

Kent Police said four people were taken to hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.

The man who died was from Margate.

The force has appealed for anyone with information about the crash to contact officers.

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