Police launch appeal for information as Scarning fatality revealed to be man in his 60s

PUBLISHED: 13:33 01 October 2017 | UPDATED: 17:30 02 October 2017

Area of the A47 where the fatal Scarning crash happened. Picture Ian Clarke.

Area of the A47 where the fatal Scarning crash happened. Picture Ian Clarke.


The police have announced that a man in his 60s was the victim of last nights fatal collision on the A47 at Scarning.

The man was the only person in his car, and sadly died at the scene of the crash.

The incident happened shortly after 7.45pm when a blue Vauxhall Vectra travelling onto the A47 towards Swaffham was involved in a collision with a silver Vauxhall Zafira travelling towards Norwich.

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The Vectra then collided with a third vehicle, a white Mercedes C220, travelling towards Norwich.

The driver and a passenger in the Mercedes were taken to hospital for treatment, however their injuries are not believed to be serious.

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The police are now appealing for witnesses of the event, or people who may know the manner of driving of the vehicles immediately before the smash.

Those with any information should contact the Serious Collisions Investigation Team at Wymondham on 101.

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