Driver of van dies after collision with lorry at Elmswell

The driver of a van which was involved in a collision with a lorry on the A1088 in Elmswell has died following the incident.

The deceased, who was in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near to the roundabout close to the A14 which happened at 11.40am yesterday, Wednesday, January 19.

The lorry driver sustained minor injuries and the road had to be closed and did not open until 8.22pm as emergency services dealt with the incident including fire service crews from Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Elmswell and Ixworth.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, saw the vehicles and the manner of the driving before the collision, or has relevant dash-camera footage should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, quoting CAD 102 of 19 January.




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