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Man dies after car crashes and catches fire in Peterborough

Police at the scene of the crash in Peterborough. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has died and another has been taken to hospital after a car crashed and then caught fire in Peterborough.

It happened at around 1:30am (February 16) on Lincoln Road, near Brotherhood Retail Park.

Cambridgeshire Police said no other vehicles were involved - but a burned out digger was recovered from the scene.

A burned out digger was recovered from the scene. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police, paramedics and firefighters attended and the road was closed, with drivers urged to avoid the area.

A man in his 20s died at the scene.

A second man was taken to hospital. Police said his injuries were "not believed to be life-threatening".