Man dies after being hit by car on A140 at Newton Flotman

Police investigate the fatal accident on the A140 on Sunday afternoon in Newton Flotman. PHOTO BY SI

Police investigate the fatal accident on the A140 on Sunday afternoon in Newton Flotman. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

A man in his 60s has died after a crash on the A140 in Newton Flotman on Sunday.

Police were alerted to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian just before midday and the road was closed until 2.30pm.

A Norfolk police spokesman said: 'Emergency services attended the scene where a male pedestrian in his 60s was found to have sustained life threatening head injuries. He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.'

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust sent an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, and an ambulance officer to the scene, and the East Anglian Air Ambulance also attended.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have any information to assist with their enquiries, including a man walking a dog along the A140 at the time of the collision, who may have witnessed the incident.

•Anyone with any information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.