Teenager Dies In Crash On Icy Road

A teenage boy has died after his car landed on its roof in a ditch in Ashford

Police were called shortly after midnight, Friday 17 December, to a road traffic incident near Fagg’s Farm, Bilsington, Ashford, in which a young Ashford man was fatally injured.

The 17-year-old was driving his car from Bilsington towards Ashford when it left the road and landed on its roof in a ditch, trapping him underneath.

South East Coast Ambulance Service paramedics attended. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the incident is being investigated and any witnesses are asked to call Kent Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.

Police have confirmed to Heart the stretch of road was icy at the time.