Driver killed when car hits tree in Cheltenham

A man was killed when the car he was driving left a road in Gloucestershire and hit a tree.

Emergency services were called to the B4632 Prestbury Road in Cheltenham in the early hours of Saturday, following reports of the accident.

A Gloucestershire Police spokesman said two passengers were taken to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.

He asked anyone who witnessed the collision, which happened at about 0200 BST, to contact police.

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