Man dies following two vehicle collision in Rickinghall

Police can confirm that a man has died following a serious collision at the junction of the A143 and B1113 Finningham Road, in Rickinghall.

Officers were called shortly after 10.05am today, Thursday, April 29, to reports of a collision involving a black Ford Focus and a grey Toyota Corolla.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue, an ambulance and air ambulance were also in attendance and despite the efforts by a member of public and paramedics, the driver of the Toyota Corrolla – a man aged in his 80s – was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later at the scene

The driver of the Ford Focus, a man aged in his 50s, sustained minor injuries and was taken to West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds.

Road closures were put in place while an investigation was carried out. The closures were lifted at approximately 4pm.

Officers would like to her from anyone who may have witnessed the manner of driving of the vehicles involved shortly before the incident.

Any witnesses, or anyone driving along the road immediately prior to the collision with a dash-cam, are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference CAD 77 of 29 April 2021.

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