Family tribute to “devoted family man” who died in Sawtry collision

Emergency services attended but despite best efforts, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, C

Emergency services attended but despite best efforts, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Clifford Dragon, 69, of The Shrubbery, Chatteris, was pronounced dead at the scene. - Credit: Archant

Police have named the man who died in a crash on Friday.

Police have named a man who died in a collision near Sawtry on Friday (February 7).

At about 2.45am, a blue Toyota RAV4 was travelling on the B1090 towards Woodwalton when the vehicle left the road and careered into a water filled ditch.

Emergency services attended but despite best efforts, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Clifford Dragon, 69, of The Shrubbery, Chatteris, was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a statement, his family said: "Clifford was a devoted husband and family man. Husband, Dad of five and grandfather to eight.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage should contact police on 101 quoting incident 40 of 7 February.