Pensioner dies after A11 crash at Hethersett

A Norfolk pensioner has died nine days after being involved in a serious crash on the A11 at Hethersett.

Police have today made an appeal for information following the fatal collision that happened on Tuesday, December 28 near Wymondham.

At about 2.15pm, a silver Volkswagen Golf GTI was travelling on the Norwich bound carriageway of the A11 when, at Hethersett, it left the road and came to a rest at the bottom of an embankment.

The driver of the Golf received minor injuries.

However, the front seat passenger, a 76-year-old man from the Norwich area, received serious injuries as a result of the collision.

The man, who has not yet been named, died of his injuries at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital on Wednesday.

PC Steve Crowley, of the Serious Collision Investigation Team, would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or the previous manner of driving of the VW Golf which had been travelling along the A11 towards Norwich. Call Norfolk Police on 0845 456 4567.