One dead after car hits tree on A140 in Hevingham

The scene of the accident on the A140, north of Hevingham

The scene of the accident on the A140, north of Hevingham - Credit: Archant

A man in his 40s has died after his car hit a tree on the A140 in Hevingham.

The crash happened at around 1.30am today on Cromer Road between Aylsham and Norwich.

Police said a black Volkswagen Passat had left the road and hit a tree.

A passing police car stopped and officers attempted CPR until paramedics arrived, but the driver died at the scene.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and reopened shortly before 6am.

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Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed the driving manner of the Passat prior to the incident.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team (SCIT) at Wymondham on 101.

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