Man named in Fatal collision Hadleigh

Update 9 November 2012

Police are naming a man who sadly died following a road traffic collision in Hadleigh.

Emergency services were called at around 1:30pm on Thursday 8 November to reports of a collision involving two vehicles on the A1071 in Hadleigh, just before the industrial estate.

The collision involved a refuse truck and a Vauxhall Corsa. The driver of the Corsa was taken to Ipswich Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The man has been named as Aubrey Barber, an 88-year-old man from Elmsett.

8 November 2012

A man has died following a road traffic collision in Hadleigh today, Thursday 8th November.

Police were called at 13:28 today to reports of a collision involving two vehicles on the A1071 in Hadleigh, just before the industrial estate.

The collision involved a refuse truck and a Vauxhall Corsa. Police, the ambulance service and the air ambulance were in attendance.

A man, believed to be in his 80s was conveyed to Heath Road Hospital where he sadly died.

The road has been closed between Red Hill Road and Aldham Mill Hill.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Suffolk Police's Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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