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Cyclists die in Billingford A143 Bungay Road collision as man is arrested

Two cyclists have died and a man has been arrested after a serious incident on the A143 near Billingford.

The incident occurred on Sunday at 9.24pm when a red Mini Cooper collided with two electric bicycles.

Emergency services attended the scene including ambulance and fire crews.

Two cyclists have died after a collision on the A143.
Two cyclists have died after a collision on the A143.

Sadly, both cyclists, two men in their 30s, died at the scene as a result of their injuries.

A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He was taken to Wymondham Police Investigation Centre for questioning and has since been released on bail until November 24 2023.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision or either vehicle prior to the collision and are particularly keen to speak to any motorists who may have relevant dashcam footage.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Norfolk and Suffolk Serious Collision Investigation Unit by calling 101 or by emailing SCIU@norfolk.police.uk and quoting CAD reference 448 of 27th August 2023.