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Man dies in Suffolk crash which closed road for eight hours

PUBLISHED: 08:03 23 December 2018 | UPDATED: 20:06 23 December 2018

A fatal road traffic collission occurred on the B112 between Mildenhall and Lakenheath on Sunday December 23rd.  The road is now open  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A fatal road traffic collission occurred on the B112 between Mildenhall and Lakenheath on Sunday December 23rd. The road is now open Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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One man has died in a single vehicle collision in Eriswell this morning.

The B112 was closed on Sunday morning after a fatal road traffic collision  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNThe B112 was closed on Sunday morning after a fatal road traffic collision Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The crash, involving one vehicle, happened at around 3am on the B1112 between Lakenheath and Mildenhall and emergency services attended the scene to find that a vehicle had overturned.

The male driver of the vehicle as sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Three fire engines attended from Mildenhall, Brandon and Methwold and were required to free an occupant.

The road between the Lords Walk Roundabout at Lakenheath and the Mildenhall turnoff towards Eriswell was closed for most of the morning whilst initial enquiries were carried out. It re-oened at 10.58am.

A fatal road traffic collission occurred on the B112 between Mildenhall and Lakenheath on Sunday December 23rd.  The road is now open  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA fatal road traffic collission occurred on the B112 between Mildenhall and Lakenheath on Sunday December 23rd. The road is now open Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

They should call Suffolk police’s Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting CAD reference 30 of 23 December 2018.

A volunteer paramedic from Suffolk Accident Rescue Service attended this incident.

More information as it comes.


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