Man arrested after passenger in his 30s dies in car crash in East Malling

A car passenger in his 30s has died in a crash on Wateringbury Road, East Malling. Credit: PA Images

Police have made an arrest after a man in his 30s died in a crash in Kent.

A silver Vauxhall Astra collided with a grey Land Rover in Wateringbury Road, East Malling.

It happened at around 7.44 am on Friday 27 October 2023.

A 32-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and bailed pending further enquiries.

Kent Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash on Wateringbury Road, East Malling. Credit: Google Maps.

Police officers attended along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and a passenger in the Vauxhall, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the Land Rover was taken to a London hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any other information or relevant dashcam footage, is urged to call Kent Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 or email, quoting reference SM/SC/117/23.

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