Driver who died in A47 crash had medical episode

The eastbound carriageway of the A47 where there was a fatal road traffic accident today (Wednesday

A driver who died in a crash on the A47 suffered a medical episode, say police investigators. - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

A driver who died in a crash on the A47 near Blofield suffered a medical episode behind the wheel, police investigating the incident have revealed.

Emergency services were called to the road on Wednesday, September 15, after a Renault crashed into barriers on the eastbound carriageway between the Brundall roundabout and the Blofield slip road.

The driver, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination has since established the man died from natural causes.

Police are now preparing a file for the coroner.

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