Peterborough man, 37, killed in Ailsworth crash

Bank holiday tragedy. Single Car RTC, Station Road, Ailsworth,  Monday 28 August 2017.  Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Bank holiday tragedy. Single Car RTC, Station Road, Ailsworth, Monday 28 August 2017. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

A man has died following a collision in Ailsworth yesterday (Monday August 28).

Emergency services were called to Station Road, Ailsworth at about 1.52pm to a single vehicle collision involving a blue BMW which had left the road and entered a ditch.

The air ambulance landed at the scene. Photo: Mark Smith

The air ambulance landed at the scene. Photo: Mark Smith

Sadly, the front seat passenger of the vehicle, a 37-year-old man from Peterborough, died at the scene.

The driver, a man in his 30s, and a rear seat passenger suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to the road policing unit on 101 quoting CC-28082017-0247.

Police closed the road for several hours. Photo: Mark Smith

Police closed the road for several hours. Photo: Mark Smith