Man in 80s dies following crash on Suffolk road

Police have closed a road in Sweffling following a collision Picture: ARCHANT

Police have closed a road in Sweffling following a collision Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A man in his 80s has died following a single-vehicle collision on a road near Saxmundham.

Police, firefighters and the ambulance service were called to the road through Sweffling at about 2.20pm on Wednesday afternoon.

Suffolk Constabulary said the crash involved a single vehicle.

The driver of the car, a man in his 80s, was declared dead at the scene.

Police said the crash involved a Ford Fiesta Finesse.


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A spokesman said no one else was in the vehicle at the time of the collision.

The cause of the crash has yet to be confirmed.

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Police said it would be for the coroner to determine how the collision happened.

The road was closed between Mill Road and the B1119.

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