Police appeal to A47 fatal in Dereham

Police are re-appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on the A47 yesterday. The collision took place at Dereham at around 2.50pm and involved a car and a lorry.

The driver of the car, a 69 year old male from Norwich, who was driving a silver Ford Focus, died at the scene.

The Ford Focus was travelling toward King's Lynn from the Dereham direction when it was in collision with the lorry coming from the other direction.

The road was closed in both directions between Scarning and Dereham to allow emergency services to carry out their investigations.

The driver of the 7.5 tonne lorry, a Norwich man, was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment to a broken left hand