Bristol

Man killed when car hits tree on A4, The Portway, Bristol

The accident scene
Image caption The accident happened at 05:15 BST on Friday

A man in his 20s from the Bristol area died when the BMW car he was driving left the road and hit a tree.

The crash happened on the A4 Portway, Bristol, at 05:15 BST, between Sylvan Way and Hung Road.

The road was closed while the accident was investigated but one lane inbound has since reopened with diversions in the other direction.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.

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