A5 Witness Appeal As Man Dies in Hockliffe RTA



  • Fatality at A5 accident in Hockliffe


Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on the A5 near Hockliffe.

Emergency services were called about 2.20pm Monday 4th October.  A black Audi and mobile crane were involved in an incident resulting in the Audi leaving the road and colliding with a tree.

The driver of the Audi, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Acting Detective Sergeant David Burstow, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Hertfordshire Serious Collisions Investigation Unit (SCIU), said: “We are working to establish the circumstances that have led to this tragic incident and are appealing to anyone who was travelling on the A5 at that time who may have seen the mobile crane or the black Audi check their dashcam footage. 

"If you witnessed the incident or have dashcam, please get in touch.

“Our specially trained officers are supporting the family of the man during this difficult time.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact A/DS Burstow on 101 or via the online reporting centre, quoting 216 of 4 October.




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