Two killed on Suffolk's roads

TWO people were killed in separate accidents on the county's roads over the weekend.The accidents happened in the early hours of Saturday and yesterday and police are appealing for witnesses to either to come forward.

TWO people were killed in separate accidents on the county's roads over the weekend.

The accidents happened in the early hours of Saturday and yesterday and police are appealing for witnesses to either to come forward.

The first happened shortly after midnight on Saturday on the A14 at Haughley Bends.

Police said a man who was travelling in a pick-up vehicle died after it collided with the central reservation at the accident blackspot.


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Three people had been travelling in the vehicle on the eastbound carriageway and another man was also injured after it left the road and hit the reservation.

Insp Matt Dee, of Suffolk police, said: "A pick-up vehicle has been involved in a collision with the central reservation and unfortunately there has been one fatality and another male was seriously injured."

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The name of the deceased has not been released and Suffolk police have not issued any further details about the incident.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the vehicle before the collision to contact Bury St Edmunds police on 01284 774224.

The second fatal accident happened at 2.40am yesterday morning, when a pedestrian was killed when he collided with a car.

A police spokesman said a 22-year-old man was walking along the A134 in Ingham, near Bury St Edmunds, when the accident happened.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, the spokesman added. Police were yesterday contacting the man's family and his name will not be released until their enquiries are complete.

Anyone with information about this accident is also urged to contact Bury road policing unit on 01284 774224.

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