Nottingham

Balderton car crash: Francis Martell killed

Staple Lane Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to Staple Lane following the two-car collision in the early hours of Friday morning

A man has died in a collision between two cars in Nottinghamshire.

Police were called to Staple Lane in Balderton, near Newark, at about midnight after the crash between a Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Passat.

Francis Martell, 21, from Newark, the driver of the Ford Focus, died shortly afterwards.

The driver of the other car suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to hospital. Police urged anyone who saw the crash to contact them.

They said they were "particularly keen" to speak to any drivers in the area at the time with dashcam footage.

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