Woman dies after being hit by Royal Mail lorry

Emergency services at the scene of a serious accident in Diss town centre. Picture: Simon Parkin

Emergency services at the scene of a serious accident in Diss town centre. Picture: Simon Parkin - Credit: Simon Parkin

A woman has died after being involved in a collision with a lorry in the centre of Diss.

Police were called to the junction of Victoria Road and Mere Street at 2.30pm on Tuesday, July 16, following reports a Royal Mail delivery lorry had been involved in a collision with a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a local woman in her 70s, was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

Her next of kin are still being informed, police said.

Following the incident the road remained closed while investigations into the circumstances of the collision took place.

Roads policing officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, the manner of the driving of the vehicle prior to it or from anyone who may have captured the incident on dash-cam.


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Contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Norfolk Police on 101, quoting CAD NC-16072019-293

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