UPDATE: Witness appeal after man dies in crash on A47 at Swaffham

Accident on the A47 near Swaffham, (between the Lynn Road junction and the Downham Market Roundabout) which closed the road for many hours. ANL-150209-075907009
Accident on the A47 near Swaffham, (between the Lynn Road junction and the Downham Market Roundabout) which closed the road for many hours. ANL-150209-075907009

An investigation has been launched after a motorist died in a collision on the A47 at Swaffham yesterday afternoon.

Emergency crews, including an air ambulance, were called to the area at around 1.45pm on Tuesday following reports that a van had left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they want to hear from anyone who saw the crash or who saw the van travelling along the A47 prior to it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Norfolk Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.