BREAKING NEWS: Elderly man dies in car crash outside Brandon Hall Hotel

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POLICE are investigating a crash which left one man dead.

The accident happened at 4pm on Friday on Brandon Lane near Rugby outside the main entrance to the Brandon Hall Hotel.

A grey Honda Civic was being driven towards Rugby along Brandon Lane when the vehicle left the carriageway and collided with a tree.

The driver, a local man in his 80s and the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Officers want to hear from anyone who was travelling along Brandon Lane in either direction between 3.50pm and 4.05pm on Friday afternoon, who may have seen the grey Honda Civic.

Any witnesses are please asked to contact PC 412 Anita Dyer in the Major Investigation Unit Roads on (01926) 415415.