A man was killed after his car crashed into an embankment and a lamp post in Gloucester last night.

Police were called to Westgate Island at 12:24am after reports the vehicle had hit an embankment in St Oswalds Road before rolling and colliding with the post.

Fire and ambulance services attended but the driver of the car, in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.

The road was closed for a number of hours whilst officers conducted an investigation into the collision, before reopening shortly before 8am.

Officers are appealing for witnesses or those with dashcam footage to contact them quoting incident 006 of 15 February.

This can be done by completing the following online form or calling 101.