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Man killed in early morning car crash

A man has been killed in a crash in Somersham near Ely this morning.

Location of fatal crash in Somersham Credit: ITV News Anglia

The man, in his 20s, was driving a black BMW along the B1050 at about 7.15am when it left the road near the junction with Chatteris Road and hit a telegraph pole. He suffered fatal injuries and died instantly.

Police, fire and ambulance crews attended the scene and road closures have been put in place in Chatteris Road, Ferry Hill, London Road and Colne Road. They are expected to be in place for the next two hours.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the car in the moments leading up to it are asked to call the roads policing unit on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.