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Ipswich lorry driver after death crash

PUBLISHED: 18:52 26 September 2002 | UPDATED: 12:43 03 March 2010

AN Ipswich lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a road crash in Essex.

The crash happened at Little Bentley, near to the Horsely Cross junction, at 8am on Wednesday and caused the A120 to be blocked for nine hours while emergency services cleared the scene.

AN Ipswich lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a road crash in Essex.

The crash happened at Little Bentley, near to the Horsely Cross junction, at 8am on Wednesday and caused the A120 to be blocked for nine hours while emergency services cleared the scene.

The 32-year-old man was travelling along the A120 from Harwich towards Colchester when his vehicle collided with a white minibus travelling in the opposite direction.

The 60-year-old minibus driver was pronounced dead at the scene and has been named as David Leather, of Southgreen Gardens, Clacton. A female passenger in the minibus was uninjured.

The lorry driver has been released on police bail until mid November.

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