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Wherstead update – Man dies following serious collision

Police can confirm that a man has died following a serious road traffic collision on the A137 at Bourne Hill in Wherstead.

Officers were called at approximately 10.30pm yesterday, Monday 3 May, to reports of a collision involving a black Nissan Qashqai and grey Ford S-Max.

The fire service and ambulance service also attended but despite the efforts by paramedics, the driver of the Nissan Qashqai – a man aged in his 30s – was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later at the scene.

Three other people involved – the passenger of the Nissan Qashqai and the driver and passenger of the Ford S-Max – all sustained minor injuries.

Road closures were put in place on the A137 and the A14 while an investigation was carried out. The closures were lifted at approximately 5.25am today, Tuesday 4 May.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the manner of driving of the vehicles involved shortly before the incident.

Any witnesses, or anyone driving along the road immediately prior to the collision with a dash-cam, are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference CAD reference 395 of 3 May 2021.
Website – complete the online contact form: http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update
Anybody who may have relevant dash-cam or mobile phone footage should visit  https://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/9-dashboard-camera-report-form

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Phone – call 101
In an emergency always call 999

If you have been involved in or affected by a road traffic collision, advice and support information can be found at: www.suffolk.police.uk/rtc

Previous release | 4 May 2021 - 00.34am

Police are currently dealing with a serious RTC on A137 at Bourne Hill Wherstead.  The road will be closed whilst officers are dealing on scene.

Any witnesses to the incident please contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting ref 395 of 03/05/2021.