Fatal collision 29 November 2016 B1115, Hitcham, Suffolk

Last updated 13 August 2017
B1115, Hitcham, Suffolk (show full map)
Casualties Colin Taylor, 72 (fatality)
Time of incident 1:30pm, 29 November 2016
Vehicles involved Pedal cycle, HGV (3.5t+)
Incident factors Driver/rider left scene
Police details Suffolk, incident CAD 179

Colin Taylor was reported to have been struck by a lorry driven by Mark Tuffs, who failed to stop and did not report the collision. Despite the efforts of a following driver, he was declared dead at the scene.

Police released a CCTV image of the Daf CF in order to trace the lorry driver, and the following week arrested Tuffs on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of a collision and failing to report a collision. The first of these charges was reduced to causing death by careless driving.