Essex

Arrest after man in 80s dies in Clacton car crash

St John's Road, Clacton Image copyright Google
Image caption The man, in his 80s, died at the scene of the crash in St John's Road, Clacton

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and possession of cannabis after a man in his 80s died following a crash.

The man was driving a Citroen that crashed with a BMW in St John's Road, Clacton, Essex, shortly before midday on Saturday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene which was close to the junction of Jaywick Lane.

The 31-year-old woman remains in custody for questioning.

The road was closed for several hours and reopened at about 19:00 BST.

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