A former Premier League footballer has died following a two-vehicle crash in Cheshire on Tuesday morning.

Jlloyd Samuel, 37, who played for Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers, was involved in a two-vehicle collision near Lymm.

Most recently Samuel had been managing non-league side Egerton in Knutsford.

The news was announced by the Trinidad and Tobago FA on their official Facebook page on Tuesday afternoon.

The statement said: "We've received some terrible news that former National defender and Ex-Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers player Jlloyd Samuel died in a car crash this morning in England.

"According to reports, Jlloyd was returning home after dropping his kids off to school and collided with an oncoming vehicle.

"The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association and his former national teammates at this time extends deepest condolences to his family members both in the UK and here in Trinidad and Tobago."

Cheshire Police were called to reports of a collision at 7.55am involving a van and a Range Rover near to Costcutter on West Lane, Lymm

Samuel, 37, from Lymm, died at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are currently being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the van, a 54-year-old man, sustained serious injuries and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

Anyone with any information about the incident should call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 64540.