Trimley St Martin/Felixstowe: Grandmother and grandson who died in horror A14 crash are named

POLICE have today named the grandmother and grandson who died following a horrific crash on the A14.

Christine Taylor, 59, of Clovelly Road, Coventry, was killed when the Fiat Punto she was driving was in collision with two lorries near the Trimley interchange sliproad of the A14 on Monday.

Her grandson William Taylor, 15, of Welsh Road, Coventry, a passanger in the car, was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge but later died from his injuries.

A second passenger, a man in his 60s, who is believed to be Christine Taylor’s partner, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Ipswich Hospital. He has since been transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

A 50-year-old man, from Dovercourt, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and was taken to the Martlesham police investigation centre. He has been released on bail until Tuesday, October 16.


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Police continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident to get in contact with the serious collision investigation team immediately on 101.

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