Woman dies after two cars crash in Cranbrook

Cranbrook crash scene
Image caption The A229 was closed for five hours while accident investigators were at the scene

An 85-year-old woman has died in hospital after a collision between her car and another vehicle.

The local woman was driving a Peugeot which collided with a Ford driven by a 22-year-old man in Angley Road at the junction with Cranbrook High Street.

Kent Police said the other driver was also taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

The A229 was closed for five hours after the accident at 13:38 BST on Saturday.

Det Sgt Scott Lynch said: 'It was a busy Saturday afternoon so there may have been a number of people who saw the collision.

"We would ask witnesses to contact us if they haven't already spoken to an officer."

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