Man killed in Bungay crash named as Anthony Benson-Smith of Lowestoft

Police attend the scene of a fatal crash on the B1062 between Beccles and Bungay
PHOTO: Nick Butch

Police attend the scene of a fatal crash on the B1062 between Beccles and Bungay PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A man who died after a serious crash on the outskirts of Bungay on Friday has been named as 45-year-old Anthony Benson-Smith.

Mr Benson-Smith of Lowestoft, was driving a green Ford Fiesta which was involved in the collision with a yellow Peugeot 107 on the B1062 Beccles Road.

Officers were called by the ambulance service at 7.15am to the stretch of road between Low Road and Tallents Loke in Mettingham.

A Suffolk police spokesman confirmed Mr Benson-Smith had died at the scene.

The driver of the Peugeot, a man aged in his 50s, was taken to hospital for treatment after he suffered serious injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.


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Police are continuing to appeal for any witnesses who saw the crash to come forward – in particular a dog walker who was seen in the area at the time.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting reference CAD 36 of January 8.

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