A MAN has died after his horse and cart collided with a car.

The fatal crash involved a white Hyundai vehicle and two men on carts with horses.

It happened on the A177 between Thorpe Thewles and Tesco at around 10am this morning.

One of the men - aged in his 50s - on the horse and cart died after the crash.

The other man - aged 49 - on the horse and cart is in hospital receiving treatment for serious injuries.

Both horses survived the crash.

A man in his 70s driving the Hyundai also remains in hospital receiving treatment.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage showing the incident to contact Sergeant Scott Pearson on 101 quoting 052600.