Missing Rendlesham man found safe and well after car ‘flipped three times’ in crash near Snape Maltings

Police have found Rendlesham man Timothy Sugrue following a missing person appeal. Picture: SUFFOLK

Police have found Rendlesham man Timothy Sugrue following a missing person appeal. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE - Credit: Suffolk Police

Police have found a man who went missing after a car ‘flipped three times’ in a crash near Snape Maltings last night.

A lane of the A12 was blocked by a single vehicle collision. Picture: ARCHANT

A lane of the A12 was blocked by a single vehicle collision. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Officers were concerned he may have suffered a serious injury in the single-vehicle collision on Snape Road.

But police confired at 9am on Saturday morning that the man had been found safe and well.

Officers had searched the area to locate the driver, having received the reports of the crash on the B1069, between Tunstall and Snape, at 6.55pm.

Searches continued overnight, with the assistance of police dog units, the National Police Air Service helicopter and Suffolk Lowland Search and Rescue.


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A police spokesman said: “The vehicle was described as flipping up in the air and then rolling a number of times, after which the driver exited and went into the nearby heathland.”

It is believed the car was being driven by 22-year-old Timothy Sugrue, from Rendlesham, who has now been found.

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