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Man dies after Ardleigh Green car crash

PUBLISHED: 14:01 19 December 2018 | UPDATED: 15:25 19 December 2018

Police and the London Air Ambulance were called to the scene in Ardleigh Green this afternoon. Photo: Sophie Riches

Police and the London Air Ambulance were called to the scene in Ardleigh Green this afternoon. Photo: Sophie Riches

Sophie Riches

Road closures remain in place.

A man has died after a car crash in Ardleigh Green this afternoon.

Police were called at 1.20 today (December 19) to reports of a crash on the A127, Ardleigh Green Road.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a car in collision with several parked vehicles and a lamppost.

The driver, aged in his 70s, was taken to an east London hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2.30pm.

A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Road closures remain in place.

Enquiries continue.


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