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Update: Man who died in A12 crash near Saxmundham last night named as Adrian Klein, 39

20:55 27 March 2014

Suffolk Police and East Anglian Air Ambulance attend the scene of a collision on the A12 by the B1119 Saxmundham junction Wednesday night.

Suffolk Police and East Anglian Air Ambulance attend the scene of a collision on the A12 by the B1119 Saxmundham junction Wednesday night.

Police have released the details of the man who died in a crash on the A12 yesterday.

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Suffolk Police and East Anglian Air Ambulance attend the scene of a collision on the A12 by the B1119 Saxmundham junction Wednesday night.Suffolk Police and East Anglian Air Ambulance attend the scene of a collision on the A12 by the B1119 Saxmundham junction Wednesday night.

Adrian Klein, 39, from Yoxford died at the scene following a two-vehicle collision between the B1119 and B1121 junctions on the dual carriageway at around 7.10pm.

The incident involved a Peugeot car and a Suzuki motorcycle.

A 43-year-old woman from the Saxmundham area was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving at the scene.

She was held overnight for questioning at the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre.

This morning, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said two other people who had been in the car were later arrested in connection with the collision.

A 21-year-old woman from the Saxmundham area was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and a 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.

All three have been released on bail, and have to return to the investigation centre on May 7.

The road remained closed while a collision investigation took place. It re-opened at around 2.20am today.

Witnesses or people with information about this incident are urged to call police on 101.

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  • I was one of the first on the scene, and have to say that I was very impressed by the way several members of the public helped out in difficult circumstances. The ambulance service were there incredibly quickly and did a terrific job. My hopes are with the injured gentleman!

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