Police seek witnesses after man dies in crash with lorry in Attleborough

Scenes from Attleborough today. Picture: Ian Burt

Scenes from Attleborough today. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash in Attleborough involving a lorry and a pedestrian.

It happened around 12pm on Friday October 6 when a blue DAF artic lorry, which was travelling along the B1077 towards the train station on Station Road, hit a male pedestrian.

The man, aged in his 80s, died at the scene as a result of the incident.

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The road was closed from the Mulberry Tree roundabout to a point north of the railway crossing, with police directing traffic to alternative routes, whilst emergency services attended.

The road was reopened shortly before 8.30pm.


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Attleborough Surgery was closed for the afternoon, and patients were advised to go to the Queen's Square practice.

Officers are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information.

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They should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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