Tim Edwards, 61, sadly died at the scene of the collision

7 December 2012

The family of a man who died in a road traffic collision in Thetford has released a tribute to him.

Tim Edwards, who was 61 and of Olle Close in Bury St Edmunds, died at the scene of the collision on the A134 Barnham Cross Common on the morning of Monday 3 December 2012.

His family has issued the following statement:

"Tim was a much loved husband of Julie, father to Sarah, Maria and Terry, brother to Terry and devoted granddad to Mia.

"He was a sociable character, well known in town through both his love of real ale and his days as a rhythm guitarist with Tutch and later Nelsons Column.

"Recently Tim was self-employed but he had previously had a successful career as a qualified engineer starting at Woollatt and Mitchell and going on to work as a buyer at Vitality Bulbs, Heeco and AMOT Controls."

Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision which involved three cars at around 6am on Monday morning, contact Sgt Peter Howlett at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101.


3 December 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Thetford.

At around 6am this morning, Monday 3 December 2012, three cars – a VW Golf, an Audi and an Alfa Romeo - were in collision on the A134 at Barnham Cross Common. Sadly the driver of the Golf, a man in his 60s from Bury St Edmunds, died at the scene. Two other people suffered minor injuries in the collision and were taken to the West Suffolk Hospital.

Officers want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or manner of driving of the vehicles involved beforehand, contact Sgt Peter Howlett at Swaffham Roads Policing on 101.

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