Man who died in A134 crash at Assington is named as William Turner, 18, from Shoeburyness

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington - Credit: Gregg Brown

An 18-year-old man who died after a serious crash in Suffolk this week has been named by police.

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington - Credit: Gregg Brown

William Turner from Shoeburyness was killed when the red Vauxhall Corsa he was in overturned on the A134 at Marshalls Green in Assington on Monday evening.

Police were called at 7.55pm to reports the car had gone into a ditch along the A134.

Police, ambulance and fire crews attended, but Mr Turner was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three other men were rescued from the car and taken to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment, but their injuries were not serious.

An 18-year-old man from Berkshire was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been bailed to return to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre on Friday, May 29, pending further enquiries.

Anyone who either witnessed the collision, or saw the red Corsa prior to it, is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference CAD 391 of March 23.

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