80-year-old man dies after suffering “medical episode” driving on A149 at Thorpe Market

An 80yo man has died on the A149. Picture: Archant

An 80yo man has died on the A149. Picture: Archant - Credit: IAN BURT

An 80-year-old man has died in a single vehicle collision on the A149 near Thorpe Market.

Emergency services were called to the scene, near the Gunton Arms, at around 3.15pm and the road was closed for around four hours while investigations were carried out.

Norfolk Police said they suspect the man had suffered a 'medical episode' while driving a green Mazda along the A149. No other vehicles were involved.

Paramedics from the East Anglian Air Ambulance pronounced the man deceased at the scene, and his family have been notified.

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