Man dies after car leaves the road and ends up in a pond

A man in his 90s has died after the car he was driving left the road and ended up in a pond in Gazeley.

Police were called at 12.25pm on Friday, February 21, to reports of an incident in Moulton Road, outside Gazeley Stud, involving a blue Nissan Note.

A 91-year-old man was rescued from the water and taken to West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds, where he sadly died yesterday, Monday, February 24.

Pending formal Coroner’s inquest proceedings, the deceased has been identified as Reginald Gardner, from Moulton.

Any witnesses, or anyone who saw a car matching the description above in the area of the collision immediately prior to it, is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, quoting reference CAD 132 of 21 February.

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