Pensioner dies in freak accident

A PENSIONER has died following a freak road accident in Aldeburgh.An 84-year-old man died in Ipswich Hospital this morning, following a crash in which he was knocked off his bicycle on August 29.

A PENSIONER has died following a freak road accident in Aldeburgh.

An 84-year-old man died in Ipswich Hospital this morning, following a crash in which he was knocked off his bicycle on August 29.

Police said they were called to the incident at 9.50am on Wednesday, August 29, by a member of the public who reported the man had fallen off his pedal cycle when a driver had opened their car door and caught him.

An ambulance took the man to Ipswich Hospital with serious head injuries, where he later died.

An investigation is under way and police are renewing appeals for anyone who saw the incident, which happened opposite the cinema, to call Sgt Steve Knight or PC Denise Baldry at Halesworth Roads Policing Unit on 01986 835350.