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Elderly man dies in A143 Earsham, Bungay crash

The road in Earsham, Bungay, was closed for more than 10 hours after an elderly man died following a collision with a lorry. Stock image. Picture: WENDY TURNER

The road in Earsham, Bungay, was closed for more than 10 hours after an elderly man died following a collision with a lorry. Stock image. Picture: WENDY TURNER

A man thought to be in his mid 70s has died after being involved in a collision with a lorry in the early hours.

Police were called to Earsham, Bungay, at 1.12am on Sunday to reports of a collision between a lorry and pedestrian.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and road closures were put in place while investigations were conducted and road cleared.

The road was reopened at 11.33am.

Police would now like help to identify the man who died in the crash.

The man is described as white, between 65 and 80 years old, around 5ft 6in tall, bald with grey hair at the back and side, of an average build.

He was wearing a navy blue fleece top with a JCB logo on the shoulder, grey trousers, dark grey/blue baseball cap with a small penguin motif and navy blue slippers with Velcro strapping.

Acting Detective Inspector Michael Roxby said: “We would be grateful for anyone who may have seen the man on this stretch of road or in the local area in the early hours to get in touch.

“We would also encourage the public to check on elderly male relatives who live in this area and are similar in description.”

Anyone who can help to identify the man or is a witness to the incident should contact Acting Detective Inspector Michael Roxby of Norfolk Constabulary on 101 quoting CAD 23 of Sunday, November 29.


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Woman in 30s killed in car crash on country road

The crash happened on a Suffolk road on Friday morning Picture: ARCHANT

The crash happened on a Suffolk road on Friday morning Picture: ARCHANT

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A woman has died following a car crash on a country road in the early hours of Friday morning.

The crash happened on the A1092, between Cavendish and Clare, near Sudbury, at about 12.15am.

Police closed the road for several hours overnight but confirmed the closure had been lifted at 7.15am.

The collision involved a single vehicle – a Vauxhall Corsa travelling in the direction of Cavendish.

The vehicle collided with the roadside bank, according to police.

A spokesman said: “Emergency services attended the scene and the road was closed until about 7.15am while initial investigations were conducted.

“A woman in her early 30s sadly died at the scene. She was the sole occupant of the car and no-one else was hurt.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting CAD 4 of November 27.


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Driver sustains serious injuries after lorry overturns on NDR at Salhouse

Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

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A driver has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a lorry overturned on the Northern Distributor Road (NDR).

Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

Police were called to the Broadland Northway A1270 at about 5.20am on Monday, November 16 after a lorry had overturned on the roundabout at Salhouse Road.

Firefighters attended and freed the driver, who has since been taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

The road was closed eastbound from the Wroxham Road roundabout while the lorry is recovered.

Fire appliances from Sprowston, Carrow and Wroxham attended were called to provide vehicle stability and assist the ambulance service.

Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

The crash has resulted in long delays in the area while there has also been disruption on public transport, with Konectbus tweeting there may be delays due to the overturned lorry.

Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN
Overturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMANOverturned lorry on the NDR Salhouse Rd roundabout. Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

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