A man has died following Elmswell collision

Police can confirm a man has died following a road traffic collision in Elmswell this morning, Wednesday 19 January.

The road remains closed at the Beyton Junction – Photo Google Maps

Officers were called shortly after 11:40am to reports of a collision involving a van and a lorry on the A1088, near the roundabout prior to the A14.

Police, fire, the ambulance service and a volunteer paramedic from Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) attended the incident, however the driver of the van – a man aged in his 20s – sadly died at the scene.

The lorry driver sustained minor injuries.

The road remains closed at this time.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, saw the vehicles and the manner of the driving before the collision, or has relevant dash-camera footage should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, quoting CAD 102 of 19 January.