Double death crash suspect named

A DRIVER who was today being questioned over a car crash which left two women dead and another seriously injured can be named as 20-year-old Scott Nicholls.

Naomi Cassidy

A DRIVER who was today being questioned over a car crash which left two women dead and another seriously injured can be named as 20-year-old Scott Nicholls.

Mr Nicholls, from Ipswich, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after the incident in Foxhall Road, Ipswich in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Childhood friends Kate Wasyluk, 25, and Emma Harold, 26, who were walking home from a night out, were killed in the collision.


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Emma's sister, Rebecca, 25, is being treated in intensive care at Ipswich Hospital for lower body and leg injuries. She is said to be in a critical but stable condition.

Mr Nicholls was discharged from hospital last night, where he was being held under police guard, after having surgery on a suspected fractured shoulder.

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He is currently facing questioning in the custody unit at Ipswich police station.

A 22-year-old woman from Ipswich, who was also arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, was bailed to return to Ipswich police station on March 18.

The three women were just 200 metres from home, when a silver Citroen Saxo collided with them on the pavement.

They had been enjoying a soul night at the St Clements Sports and Social Club before leaving at around midnight for their short walk home.

It was as they were approaching the junction of Dover Road that tragedy struck.

Despite life-saving efforts of the paramedics on the scene, Kate, 25, of Irlam Road and Emma, 26, of Foxhall Road, were pronounced dead a short time after arriving at Ipswich Hospital.

The girls were flung metres apart by the impact.

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