Elderly man dead in wreck

An elderly man died and a woman was injured in a head on collision along Shamrock Road early Saturday morning.

Police investigating the accident said it appeared a 69-year-old man driving a Toyota Corolla was heading west toward George Town when his car collided with a Mercedes being driven by the woman who was heading eastbound.

The elderly man was taken to hospital following the 2.15am crash where he later died. The woman suffered minor injuries.

Officers did not immediately state who was at fault for the incident, but no arrests had been made.