Man hit by lorry on A14 in Suffolk remains in ‘critical’ condition

The victim was taken to hospital by air ambulance (stock image). Picture: SGT COLIN SHEAD

The victim was taken to hospital by air ambulance (stock image). Picture: SGT COLIN SHEAD - Credit: Archant

A man who suffered serious injuries after being hit by a lorry on the A14 in Suffolk is reported to be a in a “critical but stable condition” in hospital.

The man, aged in his 40s, is thought to have left his grey BMW, which was parked in a lay-by off the westbound carriageway, when he was in collision with a grey Volvo heavy goods vehicle. It happened yesterday, just before 1.10pm at Beyton, between Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds, about 300 yards after the slip-road.

The victim suffered serious injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by air ambulance, where he is said to be in a “critical but stable condition”.

The westbound carriageway of the A14 was closed until 7.45pm, while officers carried out investigations.

Suffolk Constabulary has issued an appeal for witnesses to come forward.


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Anyone who witnessed the incident or was travelling along the route and who has dash-cam footage of it should contact the Serious Collison Investigation Team on 101, quoting CAD 146 of 18 April 2018.

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