Man dies in crash on A140 at Little Stonham and road remains closed to traffic

A lorry, a car and a van have collided on the A140 near The Magpie pub at Little Stonham leading to the road being closed.

Police confirmed at lunchtime that a man has died following the incident just after 6.30am.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a DAF lorry, a van and a car. The male van driver sadly died at the scene. Next of kin have been informed.

An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is underway.

Electrical power to Little Stonham had to be switched off for several hours from around 11am to allow the lorry to be recovered.

The road remains closed in both directions and diversions are in place. The diversion route is not suitable for lorries or large vehicles. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find another route if possible.

Any witnesses – including anyone who may have dashcam footage of the incident – are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit quoting CAD 38 of 11 December.

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