Fatal road traffic collision on A50
31 August 2017 Local
A man has died following a road traffic collision on the westbound A50 between the McDonald’s roundabout and the A522.
At around 10am this morning (Thursday 31st August) the man was driving a lorry down the A50 and it has overturned after being involved in an incident with another vehicle.
Next of kin are being informed and are receiving support from specially-trained officers.
A 48-year-old man from Dunstall has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Traffic is being moved off the westbound carriageway and then a cordon will remain, with traffic diversions in place to avoid further congestion.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call 101 quoting incident number 170 of 31st August.