Police are investigating the sudden death of a man on the A47 today (Thursday April 27).

Officers and paramedics were called to the A47, at its junction with the A1 southbound at Wansford, at about 5.15am and found a blue Land Rover Freelander had left the road.

The driver, a 72-year-old man from Bourne, Lincolnshire, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles or people were involved.  

Sergeant Aaron Murphy, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit, said: “This was a very sad incident and I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the vehicle before it left the road.”

Anyone with information should report it on the force website using reference incident 45 of April 27.

Anyone without internet access should call 101.