Man dies in crash

AN ELDERLY man has died after his car left the road and ended up in a ditch.The accident happened in Valley Road, Newton, near Sudbury, just before 9am.

AN ELDERLY man has died after his car left the road and ended up in a ditch.

The accident happened in Valley Road, Newton, near Sudbury, just before 9am.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said: "This was a single vehicle accident and the elderly male driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle."

An ambulance was called but the man, believed to be in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed and diversions put in place for around an hour and a half while police carried out investigations and removed the Mercedes car from the ditch.