Man crushed to death

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AN elderly man has died following an accident in Sudbury town centre today, police have confirmed.

He was trapped under the wheels of an articulated lorry on a pedestrian crossing outside St Peter’s and the Winch & Blatch department store on Market Hill.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 1.32pm and have sealed off the town centre as an investigation gets underway. An air ambulance is also thought to have been called.

The identity of the man has not yet been confirmed.

Any witnesses to the collision should call Suffolk Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Team on 01473 613500.