Driver pronounced dead at scene after his car hits lamp-post

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: CHINGFORD: Driver dead after car crash CHINGFORD: Driver dead after car crash

A MAN has died after the car he was driving hit a lamp-post.

The cause of the crash in Kings Head Hill, Chingford, has yet to be established, but no other vehicles were involved and no-one else was injured.

Emergency services were called to the scene, between College Gardens and Holly Drive at about 2.40pm today (Thursday).

Ambulance crews attended but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death is still being investigated, but unconfirmed reports suggest the driver may have suffered a heart attack.

The damaged silver Renault Megane is blocking the road, which is closed in both directions while traffic investigators examine the site.

Police are redirecting traffic along College Gardens, but the closed road has caused heavy congestion in the area.

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8:48pm Thu 21 Jan 10

tasker123 says...

Very sad news to hear.

Condolences to friends and family.

Tasker123
Very sad news to hear. Condolences to friends and family. Tasker123 tasker123

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