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Exning/Ely: Man, 24, dies in hospital six days after lamppost crash in Suffolk village

PUBLISHED: 17:25 28 April 2014 | UPDATED: 17:29 28 April 2014

A 24-year-old man from the Ely area of Cambridgeshire died in hospital on Friday after a collision in Exning in the early hours on April 19, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman today said.

A 24-year-old man from the Ely area of Cambridgeshire died in hospital on Friday after a collision in Exning in the early hours on April 19, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman today said.

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A man left fighting for his life after a crash in Suffolk has died, police have said.

A 24-year-old man from the Ely area of Cambridgeshire died in hospital on Friday after a collision in Exning in the early hours on April 19, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman today said.

Emergency services were called to Cemetery Hill in the village at 4.35am after a silver Peugeot 206 collided with a lamppost.

The 24-year-old driver suffered serious head and neck injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

He died from his injuries six days later on April 25.

Further details of the driver have not been released but it is understood his next-of-kin have been informed.

It is understood he was thrown from the vehicle by the impact of the incident.

The road was closed for about six hours while police carried out investigations in to the collision.

Witnesses of the crash are urged to call police on 101.

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