Reports of Road Traffic Incidents

see also Transport

December 29th, 1933 the Diss Express & Norfolk & Suffolk Express carried a report on an accident at the juction of Saxham Street and stonham Road. It involved a Renault car with a trailer driven by John Dixey from Bulmer Tye and a Morris Cowley.

news paper report

1936 motor cycle accident at the Gipping Road junction.

In 1938, the junction of Saxham Street and Stonham Road (now A1120) was much more a T-junction. The finger sign post pointed down stonahm Road, simply indicating the direction of the Coast.

press cutting
press cutting

From the 1930’s a Co-op van left the road near Elm farm and ended up in a pond.

1933 Collision between an Austen 7 and a motor bike.

press report
1935 RTI at Saxham Street

1935 a Removals lorry from Norwich left the road, ending up in a ditch along Saxham Street.

20/07/1844. William Gayfer (age 31), a labourer accidentally killed when the wheels of a waggon passed over his body. (Stowmarket LHG archive, data collated by Steve Williams)