Fatal road accident in Yaxley

A PERSON has been killed and another seriously injured following a road accident in Yaxley in the early hours of today.

A TEENAGER has been killed and another seriously injured following a road accident in Suffolk in the early hours of today.

Police say the single vehicle accident, involving a blue Hyundai, happened shortly after 2am today on Ipswich Road, Yaxley.

A police spokeswoman said the car left the road and ploughed into trees.

A rear seat passenger was killed and the driver was taken to Ipswich Hospital suffering serious head injuries. He was set to be transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. The front seat passenger was uninjured.

The spokeswoman added: “Both the driver and the deceased were local and aged in their teens.”

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact Suffolk police on 01473 613500.