Watch: Footage from the scene of A38 incident in which man in his 20s died near Burton

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This is the scene where a man in his 20s has died after reportedly falling from a bridge over the A38 and was then involved in a collision with a HGV. Staffordshire Police were called at around 11.05pm on November 15, to the northbound carriageway of the A38 between Branston and Clay Mills and sadly found the body of a man in his 20s. The man’s family have been traced and informed by police, with specialist officers now providing support for them.


READ MORE: Man in his 20s dies after reportedly falling from bridge over A38[2]


The carriageway remained closed until shortly before 10am this morning after being closed at around 11.30pm last night (November 15).

Inspector Bob Champeau, East Staffordshire Local Policing Team[3], said: “This tragic incident has resulted in the death of a young man and our thoughts remain with his family at this distressing time. We’d ask that you do not speculate on the circumstances of his death and allow the police investigation to establish what happened.” Tributes have been pouring in on the Mail’s Facebook page for the man who has died.

Jayne Cartwright wrote on the Mail’s Facebook page: “So sad – just before Christmas. Thoughts are with his family.” Kath Cooper said: “Thoughts are with the boy’s family.

God bless.”
Mandy Nicholls wrote: “So sad. Thoughts are with his family.”


Live: Man in his 20s dies after falling from bridge over A38 last night[4]


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  4. ^ Live: Man in his 20s dies after falling from bridge over A38 last night (www.burtonmail.co.uk)
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