Man dies after suffering a medical episode at the wheel on Great Yarmouth main road

Floral tributes have been left at the roadside at Caister. Photo: Archant

Floral tributes have been left at the roadside at Caister. Photo: Archant - Credit: Archant

Further tributes have been left to a man who died after suffering a medical episode at the wheel in Great Yarmouth.

Emergency services at the scene following the Caister Road crash. Picture: Anthony Carroll

Emergency services at the scene following the Caister Road crash. Picture: Anthony Carroll - Credit: Archant

The man, believed to be in his 40s, veered off the road on Caister Road opposite the entrance to Bure Park on Monday afternoon.

Despite frantic efforts from members of the public nearby, including 24-year-old Vicky Shreeve and an out-of-hour paramedic, the man later died.

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A West Ham shirt left at the scene of a crash on Caister Road. Picture: Archant

A West Ham shirt left at the scene of a crash on Caister Road. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant


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Now poignant tributes have been left at the scene of the crash, including flowers, hand-written messages and a West Ham United shirt.

Messages from family members pay tribute to a 'beautiful brother' and a 'beloved uncle', while another references his love for the Premier League club.

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It read: 'I hope West Ham's winning every day for you.'

Tributes left at the scene of a crash on Caister Road. Picture: Archant

Tributes left at the scene of a crash on Caister Road. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

He had been taken to the James Paget University Hospital, with East Anglian Air Ambulance, an ambulance and two rapid response vehicles all attending the scene of the crash, which happened at around 2.45pm on Monday.

The man is believed to be from Caister and a father.

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