Man in his 70s dies after single vehicle crash on A12 at Wangford

Suffolk Constabulary. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Suffolk Constabulary. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A man died in a crash on the A12 at Wangford after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Emergency services were called to the single vehicle collision, where a car had gone off the road into a ditch, just after 5pm yesterday (Sunday).

Officers closed the road between Wangford and Wrentham for more than three hours.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'A rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and East Anglian Air Ambulance attended.

'They treated a man in his 70s who was in cardiac arrest.

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'Despite their best efforts, the man sadly died at the scene.'

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent appliances from Wrentham and Southwold to the scene.

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A spokesman for the fire service said: 'Fire crews attended this road traffic collision.

'They assisted police and ambulance crews on scene.'

It is understood the accident happened between the B1126 Norfolk Road and B1127 Chapel Road.

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