Appeal following fatal collision, Hunstanton
Police can confirm a man has died following a collision on the A149 at Hunstanton on Monday 2 December 2019.
The incident happened on Old Hunstanton Road, close to Church Road, at 1:22pm when a Skoda car was involved in a collision with a single-decker bus.Sadly the driver of the car, a man aged in his 80s, died at the scene.
Five passengers on the bus sustained injuries, some of which were serious but not life-threatening and were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.
A number of road closures were in place, including at Church Road, Old Hunstanton Road, and Hunstanton Road, at the junctions with the A149. Diversions were in place while emergency services, including the East Anglian Air Ambulance, dealt with the incident.
Officers would like to hear from witnesses and anybody who may have seen the manner of driving of either of the vehicles immediately before the collision. Police are also keen to speak to anybody who was in the area at the time and has dash cam footage.
Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to email Andrew Hughes in the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Wymondham at [email protected] or telephone 101 quoting reference number 176 of 2 December 2019.
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Serious road traffic collision - Hunstanton
Police are currently on the scene of a serious road collision on the A149 at Hunstanton.
Officers were called to Old Hunstanton Road at 1:22pm, following reports of a collision between a car and a bus.
Old Hunstanton Road is currently closed at the junction with Church Road, and local diversions are in place.
Emergency services are currently on scene dealing with the incident, and members of the public are urged to avoid the area, and plan alternative travel routes.
Update - serious road traffic collision - Hunstanton
Police remain at the scene of a serious road collision on the A149 at Hunstanton.
Six people are reported to have been injured in the collision, including one with suspected life-threatening injuries.
A number of road closures are in place, including at Church road, Old Hunstanton Road, and Hunstanton Road, at junctions with the A149. Diversions are in place, however the road closures are likely to continue into the evening.
Officers were called to Old Hunstanton Road at 1:22pm, following reports of a collision between a car and a bus. Emergency services including air ambulance and fire were in attendance.