Suffolk man dies in crash

AN 80-year-old man from Hadleigh has died after the car he was driving was in collision with a lorry.

AN 80-year-old man from Hadleigh has died after the car he was driving was in collision with a lorry.

Kee Wah Lee, of Dyer Court, died after the collision between his Mercedes A Class and a seven-and-a-half tonne Iveco tipper lorry on the A120 in Essex yesterday.

A stretch of road was closed following the accident, which happened at around 3.30pm near Great Bromley.

Police, firefighters and the Essex air ambulance were called to the crash on the westbound carriageway of the road, near the A133 junction to Clacton and Horsley Cross.


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The 80-year-old driver of the Mercedes, who was travelling alone from his Suffolk home, was attended to by paramedics and the crew of the air ambulance. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tipper truck, a 59-year-old man from Colchester, suffered minor injuries to his knee and was badly shaken. He was taken to hospital for a check-up.

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