THE family of a man who died following a collision on the A1017 have paid tribute to him.

Clifford Anness, 48, died following a collision on the A1017 at Haverhill, near Sturmer on Thursday, August 19.

Officers were called shortly before 10.30pm following reports of a collision involving a red car – a Hyundai Getz – and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, where he died on Saturday, August 21 as a result of his injuries.

Pending formal Coroner’s inquest proceedings, police have provisionally identified the deceased as Clifford Anness, aged 48, from Haverhill.

Mr Anness’s family asked Suffolk Police to issue their tribute on their behalf.

A spokesman said: "In loving memory of Clifford Anness who will sadly be missed by all his family and friends.

"Clifford Anness, aged 48, sadly passed away after a very bad car accident that took place in Haverhill on the August 19.

"Clifford enjoyed life to the fullest until he had a stroke in 2019 but he still carried on with life, he loved spending time with everyone.

"R.I.P Cliffy until we meet again, love you always love your family and friends. Your mum is going to miss you lots."

Officers are still appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.

They are also asking for anyone driving in the area prior to the incident who has a dashcam in their vehicle to reach out to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, quoting reference: CAD 412 of 19 August 2021