Man dies in Kent 'wrong way' dual carriageway crash

A 75-year-old man died when his car collided with another vehicle which was driving in the wrong direction on a dual carriageway, police said.

A red Jeep was travelling on the wrong carriageway of the B255 in Greenhithe, Kent at 1040 GMT when it collided with a blue Rover.

A spokesman for Kent Police said the Rover driver died at the scene and the Jeep driver suffered serious injuries.

No-one else was involved with the incident on Saturday 1 January.

A force spokesman said: "Initial reports suggest a red Jeep was travelling the wrong way along the dual carriageway when it collided with a blue Rover travelling in the correct direction.

"The man driving the Rover died at the scene. The man driving the Jeep was taken to Darent Valley Hospital with serious injuries."

The man who died has not been named but police said he was from the Longfield area.

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