Driver who died after medical episode at the wheel in Great Yarmouth named as Stephen Lawson

Tributes have been left to a man who died on Caister Road, Yarmouth after suffering a medical episod

Tributes have been left to a man who died on Caister Road, Yarmouth after suffering a medical episode. - Credit: Nick Butcher

The driver who died after having a medical episode at the wheel in Great Yarmouth has been named as Stephen Lawson.

Tributes have been left to a man who died on Caister Road, Yarmouth after suffering a medical episod

Tributes have been left to a man who died on Caister Road, Yarmouth after suffering a medical episode. - Credit: Nick Butcher

Mr Lawson died on Monday, after suffering a medical episode while driving on Caister Road towards Great Yarmouth, near the entrance to Bure Park.

The episode caused him to veer off the road and into a bollard, and despite frantic efforts from members the public and paramedics to revive him, he later died in the James Paget University Hospital.

Floral tributes have been left at the scene of the crash by those close to him, along with a West Ham United shirt - the football club he cherished.

The crash happened at around 2.45pm on Monday, May 15, and saw an ambulance, two rapid response vehicles and the East Anglian Air Ambulance all attend the scene.


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Police have appealed for anybody that witnessed the crash to contact 101.

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