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Man charged over fatal crash in Kent

A man from Dartford has been charged in connection with a fatal collision in New Ash Green.

Kent Police was called just after midnight on the morning of 28 November to a report of a collision involving a green Ford Explorer and a blue Ford Ka, in Ash Road at the junction with North Ash Road.

The driver of the Ka, a 56-year-old man from the local area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

27-year-old Ross Bryant, of James Road in Dartford, has been charged with causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving, while uninsured and unlicensed. He is also charged with failing to stop at the scene of a collision and failing to report a collision to police.

He will appear before Dartford Magistrates Court on 28 April.

Hunt for three men following fatal hit and run

Police are looking for three men in connection with a hit and run in Kent.

Kent Police was called just after midnight this morning to a report of a crash involving a green Ford Explorer and a blue Ford KA, on Ash Road at the junction with North Ash Road in New Ash Green.

The driver of the KA, a 56-year-old man from the local area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was reported that three men who had been travelling in the Explorer left the scene and officers are currently carrying out enquiries in order to locate them.

"We are very keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this collision, or the movements of either vehicle in the moments leading up to it. I would also urge anyone who knows the identities or whereabouts of the Ford Explorer passengers to contact us urgently."

– Sergeant Chris Wade of the serious collision investigation unit

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