Cyclist, 81, dies following collision in Stowmarket

Needham Road in Stowmarket where the crash took place

Needham Road in Stowmarket where the crash took place - Credit: Archant

An 81-year-old cyclist who sustained serious injuries following a collision in Stowmarket last week has died.

Police were called by the Ambulance Service at 3.40pm on Wednesday September 30, to reports of collision between a car and a bicycle in Needham Road.

Derek Cook, of Lyme Tree Place in the town, was taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge with life-threatening head injuries, where he subsequently died.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference CAD 295 of September 30.


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