Tragic A14 lorry driver named

A LORRY driver who died in the lay-by of the A14 at Haughley after his tyre exploded has been named by police today.

A LORRY driver who died in the lay-by of the A14 at Haughley after his tyre exploded has been named by police today.

Marshall Alfred Bell, 51, of East Fen Common, Soham, Ely in Cambridgeshire, died as a result of serious injuries suffered on Thursdaywhen one of his tyres exploded as he was checking them.

When paramedics arrived on the scene on the Bury St Edmunds-bound carriageway, Mr Bell was already unconscious and badly hurt due to the force of the explosion, which happened at about 12.25pm. The road was completely closed to allow the air ambulance to land, but despite the best efforts of medics, he could not be revived.

The inquest into his death was opened and adjourned on Friday, March 27, at the coroner's office in Bury St Edmunds police station.

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