Sudbury: Just one witness comes forward after town centre fatal crash

POLICE have renewed their appeal for witnesses after it emerged just one person had come forward with information about a crash in which a man was killed and which happened in the middle of a bustling market town.

Popular Frederick Collins, 75, of Great Cornard, near Sudbury, was struck by a lorry in Market Hill at 1.30pm on April 5.

He died at the scene. The 49-year-old lorry driver was unhurt.

Investigating officer PC Andy Fossey said: “Despite it being a busy lunchtime in the centre of Sudbury, only one witness has come forward.

“I would urge anyone who saw what happened to contact me, as the investigation seeks to establish how the lorry came to be in collision with Mr Collins.


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“He was well-known in Sudbury and we are looking to trace his movements through the town that day.

“Mr Collins was wearing a cream waist-length jacket, dark grey jogging bottoms with two orange stripes down each leg and glasses, and was using a wooden walking stick.

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“If you saw Mr Collins that lunchtime, please get in touch.”

Calls should be made to suffolk police’s serious collision investigation team on 01473 613500.

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