A Suffolk couple aged in their 80s died when their car was involved in a collision with a lorry at a Suffolk roundabout, an inquest heard.

Augustin and Margaret Simmons were respectively the driver and passenger in the car when the incident happened on the Sudbury to Long Melford road on April 28.

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Suffolk Coroners Court heard on Friday that the car they were in had mounted the roundabout before returning to the road and colliding with the Mercedes lorry.

Both the driver and passenger- aged 87 and 86 respectively and from Sudbury- were taken to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge where they were pronounced dead two days later.

The inquests were adjourned for a full hearing to take place on December 18.

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