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Gorleston fatal collision

Police can confirm a man has died following a collision in Gorleston yesterday, Wednesday 13 March.

The crash happened at approximately 2pm on the A47 in the Yarmouth-bound dual carriageway just before the Beacon Park roundabout when a red Peugeot 207 left the road and collided with the central reservation. 

The driver, a man in his 70s, is believed to have suffered a medical episode and was taken to hospital where he sadly died. A female passenger was uninjured.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and was fully re-opened at 5pm.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information concerning the driving manner of the vehicle prior to the incident.

Witnesses should contact PC Simone Sutcliffe at the Roads Armed Policing Team (RAPT) at Acle on 101.