Northamptonshire man, 48, found dead after crashing Mercedes into ditch

Victim was pronounced dead at the scene

Monday, 17th May 2021, 12:42 pm
Updated Monday, 17th May 2021, 12:44 pm

A man from Northamptonshire was found dead after his car crashed into a ditch just off the A16 in Newborough, Peterborough.

Cambridgeshire Police found the Brackley man overturned in his black Mercedes CLK on Sunday (May 16) at 6.15am, where he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers revealed the single-vehicle crash could have happened any time between 11pm on Saturday (May 15) and when the car was discovered.

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A stretch of the A16 in Newborough, Peterborough. Photo: Google Maps

Police said there were no passengers.

Anyone who saw the crash, or has any information, should contact Cambridgeshire Police via web chat, online forms quoting incident 96 of May 16 or call 101.