One man is dead following a two vehicle crash on the Rose Hall main road in St James on Wednesday night.

The vehicles reportedly collided near the Spot Valley intersection.

The impact of the collision caused one of the vehicles to burst into flames.

The man, who was in that vehicle, died in hospital.

His name has not yet been released by the police.

The latest report from the Road Safety Unit, notes that 48 people have been killed in 44 fatal crashes since the start of the year.