Former Cardiff City, Aston Villa and Bolton defender killed in car crash.

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association confirmed the news on their official Facebook page.

The statement read: "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 say they were called to a serious incident involving a van and a Range Rover on West Lane, High Legh in Cheshire at around 8am on Tuesday morning.

Sadly, Samuel died at the scene.

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

Samuel played seven times for the Cardiff in 2011, after joining on loan from Bolton.

Samuel, who won two caps for Trinidad and Tobago, started his career at Aston Villa, spending nine years at Villa Park before joining Bolton.