Man dies after Barkway sports car collision

A MAN has died after a sports car collided with a tree near Barkway.

The collision took place at around midday today (Thursday) and it is believed the blue Audi TT came off the road before striking a tree.

A police spokesman said officers were alerted at 12.30pm to the incident which took place close to Newsells Park.

The driver, a local man, died at the scene.

Paramedics and firefighters were also in attendance.

A police spokesman said: “Anyone who believes they witnessed this collision is asked to contact police via the non-emergency number 101.”