Man killed in crash named

A man has died following a crash in Redgrave near Diss Picture: SIMON PARKIN

A man has died following a crash in Redgrave near Diss Picture: SIMON PARKIN - Credit: Archant

A 67–year-old man who died following a collision between a bicycle and a tractor in Redgrave has been named as Leonard Bates.

The incident occurred on Fen Street at around 9.40am on Friday when a cyclist and a tractor towing a trailer collided.

The emergency services attended the scene and treated a man.

The cyclist suffered serious injuries and was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital by ambulance for treatment, but sadly died on Saturday.

His next of kin have been informed.


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Pending formal Coroner's inquest proceedings and formal identification procedures, the deceased has been identified as 67-year-old Leonard Bates from the Ingham area.

The road was closed while officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Team carried out enquiries.

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Anyone who witnessed or has any information about this incident is asked to contact the Serious Collision Team at Suffolk Police, quoting reference CAD 79 of 23 August.

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