Two men in their 20s have been arrested following a fatal collision on Hamelin Way in Torquay on Friday, 27 October.
Emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a silver Volkswagen Golf hatchback and a grey Volkswagen Passat estate, in Hamelin Way, Torquay, at around 5.35pm.
Police, ambulance and fire crews attended the scene. The road was closed whilst the incident was dealt with and for investigation work to take place.
The driver of the Passat, a 40-year-old man from Paignton, was declared deceased at the scene. Three other people were also taken to hospital for treatment before being discharged.
A spokesperson for Devon amd Cornwall Police said: “Two men from Torquay, aged 21 and 24, have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and on suspicion of driving a vehicle with a proportion of a specified controlled drug above the specified limit.
“The 24-year-old has also been arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle whilst unfit through drugs.
“Both have been bailed until Monday 18 December, pending further enquiries.
“Police are keen to speak to anyone travelling from Paignton in the direction of Kerswell Gardens at around 5.30pm, on Friday 27 October, who may have dashcam footage prior to the collision to assist with the investigation, or who witnessed the movement of a silver VW Golf along the ring-road.
“Officers are also keen to speak to the driver of a red- or burgundy-coloured small hatch back who may have witnessed the collision.
“If you witnessed the incident, or have any information or dashcam footage that could help the police with their enquiries, please contact police via our website or by calling 101 quoting log 622 of 27/10/23.”
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