Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 17°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Buxhall: Elderly man dies on Suffolk road after being found with serious head injuries

21:57 15 January 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was found dead in a Suffolk road

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was found dead in a Suffolk road

Archant

AN elderly man who was found with serious head injuries, lying on Suffolk road has died, police have said.

The man, who is understood to be in his 70s, was found in Brettenham Road in Buxhall near Stowmarket at around 3.40pm.

He had suffered serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Suffolk police spokeswoman said the cause of his injuries are “unclear at this stage” and appealed for anyone who was in the area and saw or heard anything to come forward.

Sergeant Bob Patterson of Suffolk’s Serious Collision Investigation Team added: “The circumstances surrounding this incident are still unclear. This man has sadly lost his life and we are trying to piece together information to ascertain what happened.

“Initial reports suggest that the man may have fallen into the road, but we are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area and witnessed what happened to get in contact with us.”

The road was closed at the junction of Brettenham Road and Kiln Lane while officers scoured the scene for clues.

It has since reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Jason Lambourne on 101.

0 comments

CCTV images from the Unruly Pig, in Bromeswell, near Woodbridge

A restaurateur has praised the ‘honourable’ parents of an Ipswich thief involved in a ‘dine and dash’ after they paid the £147 bill their daughter and her fellow diner left behind.

Firefighters from Clacton and Weeley tackled the bungalow blaze

An early morning electrical fire caused serious damage to the home of a couple in Clacton.

Corrie McKeague

Police are still hunting for a 23-year-old RAF serviceman from Bury St Edmunds who has been missing since Saturday morning.

Ed Sheer-Ham is now owned by the real Ed Sheeran

A secret bidder last week paid £6,200 for the iconic Ed Sheer-Ham artwork from the Pigs Gone Wild trail and today we can reveal the real buyer was actually Suffolk singer and star of the new Bridget Jones movie, Ed Sheeran.

Alex Jackson, 25, fears he may never walk again

Alex Jackson tried to stand up after the seemingly innocuous tackle. The 6ft 1in, 15-stone outside centre was playing rugby for the first time in three years, returning to Hadleigh Rugby Club’s second team at the age of 25.

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, alongside Inquiry chair Shami Chakrabarti, answers questions from the press following a speech on Labour's anti-Semitism inquiry findings at Savoy Place, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 30, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Labour. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Controversial Labour peer Baroness Chakrabarti was forced to apologise to Labour councillors from Essex after a poor taste joke about the county went badly wrong.

Embargoed to 1800 Tuesday September 27

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn prepares his keynote speech in his hotel, which he will deliver on Wednesday during the Labour Autumn Conference at the ACC Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday September 26, 2016. See PA story LABOUR Main. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

A row over Labour’s stance on immigration looked set to erupt today as the curtain falls on its annual gathering in Liverpool.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24