Police can confirm that a man has sadly died following a car fire in Cavendish early this morning.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, along with the police, were called at just after 7.30am today, Saturday 6thMarch, to reports of a vehicle alight on The Green in the village.
The driver of the grey Hyundai IX35 estate car, a man in his 70’s, died at the scene. His next of kin have been notified.
Two other cars, parked nearby, were damaged as a result of the fire.
The road remains closed at this time whilst an investigation into the circumstances of the incident takes place.
Any witnesses, or anyone driving in the area at around 7.30am with a dashcam in their vehicle, are asked to contact the Suffolk Police on 101 quoting reference CAD 64 of 6 March.