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Man killed in Old Kent Road car crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was killed in a collision between two cars on the Old Kent Road.

The emergency services were called to Old Kent Road just before 5am on Sunday to a collision between a Saab 9000 and a Mercedes B180 near the Albany Road junction.

The 48-year-old driver of the SAAB 9000 was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two female passengers in the Mercedes were taken to hospital suffering from minor injuries.

The 20-year-old male driver of the Mercedes was arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and later released on bail.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 020 8285 1575. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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