Man dies after car careers into a ditch near Thorney

A man has died after his car careered into a water filled ditch after a crash on the B1040. Picture:

A man has died after his car careered into a water filled ditch after a crash on the B1040. Picture: GOOGLE EARTH - Credit: Archant

A man has died after his car careered into a water filled ditch after a crash near Thorney.

The incident happened just after 2pm yesterday (July 17) when a gold Renault Clio was travelling northbound on the B1040 from Whittlesey towards Thorney.

The vehicle left the road and careered into a water filled ditch.

The front seat passenger of the vehicle - Roger Van Kerro, 41 of Rowell Way, Sawtry - suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

A 49-year-old woman from Sawtry who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been released under investigation.