Pedestrian dies at scene of A14 crash

A serious crash on the A14 near Newmarket closed the road for more than seven hours Picture: GOOGLE

A serious crash on the A14 near Newmarket closed the road for more than seven hours Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A pedestrian was killed in a crash on the A14 near Newmarket last night, police have confirmed.

The victim, a man aged in his 30s, died at the scene after a collision with a lorry on the eastbound carriageway near junction 37 around 11pm.

The carriageway was closed from junction 33 to junction 37 for more than seven hours while a collision investigation took place.

The road reopened fully at 7.20am this morning.

MORE: A14 closed for seven hours after late-night crashA spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “We were called around 11pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving a lorry and a male pedestrian on the A14 eastbound near junction 37.

“Emergency services attended but the pedestrian, a man in his 30s, died at the scene. Next of kin has been informed.


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“The road reopened at 7.20am.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call Suffolk police on 101, quoting CAD reference 455 of Monday, January 28.

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