Man in his 20s dies after crashing Mercedes into tree

The B1332 Norwich Road at Hedenham, where a man in his 20s died after crashing into a tree.

The B1332 Norwich Road at Hedenham, where a man in his 20s died after crashing into a tree. - Credit: Archant

A driver has died after a crash on a Norfolk road.

The B1332 Norwich Road at Hedenham, where a man in his 20s died after crashing into a tree.

The B1332 Norwich Road at Hedenham, where a man in his 20s died after crashing into a tree. - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to the B1332 Norwich Road at Hedenham, in the south of the county, at just before 11pm on Sunday, December 9.

A silver Mercedes GL320, which had been travelling in the direction of Norwich, had crashed into a tree as he approached Woodton.

Firefighters from Carrow in Norwich went to the scene and used rescue equipment, but the driver, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead.

The road was closed and remained shut in both directions on Monday morning.

Picture: Denise Bradley

Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016


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South Norfolk police tweeted: 'Full road closure in both directions - council diversions in place - highways on scene dealing - avoid the area where possible.'

Police would like to hear from anybody who saw the crash, saw the way the car was being driven beforehand, or who has dash-cam evidence.

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Witnesses should call the serious collision investigation team at Wymondham on 101, quoting CAD reference 464 of December 9.

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