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Suffolk: Man in 70s dies after ‘falling ill at wheel’ and colliding with A12 central reservation

PUBLISHED: 10:09 31 August 2014 | UPDATED: 12:20 31 August 2014

The ambulance service was called to the scene

The ambulance service was called to the scene

A Suffolk man has died after the car he was driving collided with the central reservation on the A12 in Essex.

The crash happened between junctions 16 and 15 at Galleywood, shortly before 2pm on Friday.

Police said that the driver of a silver Hyundai – a man in his 70s from Suffolk – appeared to have fallen ill at the wheel before colliding with the central reservation.

He was treated at the scene by ambulance crews but died. The man’s identity is expected to be made public following permission from the coroner.

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