Two die in crash horror

TWO motorists were killed last night in an accident on a Suffolk road just outside Ipswich.The collision, involving a Volkswagen Gulf and a Seat, happened at 7.

TWO motorists were killed last night in an accident on a Suffolk road just outside Ipswich.

The collision, involving a Volkswagen Gulf and a Seat, happened at 7.20pm along the Somersham Road at Bramford.

Both men in the Gulf, which was travelling in the direction of the B1113 from Little Blakenham towards Bramford, died in the crash.

The two females in the Seat were taken to Ipswich Hospital, but their injuries were not thought to be serious.


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An ambulance, two paramedics, three fire engines and police all attended the incident, which was reported by an off duty paramedic.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said: “I can confirm that at 7.22pm this evening police were called to an accident where a Volkswagen Gulf motor vehicle and a Seat motor vehicle were in collision.

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“As a result the two male occupants of the Gulf suffered fatal injuries and the two female occupants of the Seat were taken to Heath Road Hospital, where their injuries are not thought to be serious.

“Unfortunately that is all the information I can release at this time. We will be launching an accident investigation and would appeal to anybody who saw either vehicles to contact us.”

A spokesperson for East Anglian Ambulance added: “One of our paramedics who was off duty reported the accident at around 7.20pm.

“When the ambulance arrived they were already attending to some of the others who had minor injuries.

“We believe that the two fatalities are both young males.”

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire Service added: “Two fire appliances from Princes Street and one from headquarters attended the scene.

“Although we were called there were no rescues to be performed and so we had a supervisory role.”

Anyone with information should contact Pc Melanie Savage at the Suffolk Road Policing Unit on 01473 613735.

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