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Man dies following collision in King’s Lynn

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the A149 in King’s Lynn on Thursday 15 August.

Police were called at 5.45pm to reports of a collision between a grey Skoda Octavia and a yellow Leyland DAF lorry on Queen Elizabeth Way, near to the junction with Sandy Lane.

Sadly the driver of the Skoda, a man in his 70s, died at the scene. One of the passengers in the car, a woman in her 70s, was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital by Air Ambulance to be treated for serious injuries. Two children, who were also in the car, were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to be treated for injuries.

The lorry driver was not injured.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident, is urged to contact Andrew Hughes in the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Norfolk Police at [email protected] or by calling 101 quoting incident number 371 of Thursday 15 August.