Flowers and cards are left at scene of fatal crash on B1115 near airfield in Great Waldingfield, Sudbury

Flowers left at the scene of the fatal accident on the B1115 near Chilton Airfield. Picture: SARAH L

Flowers left at the scene of the fatal accident on the B1115 near Chilton Airfield. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Tributes have been left at the scene of a crash in which two men died near Great Waldingfield, Sudbury.

Police reading tributes left at the scene of a fatal crash on the B1115, Great Waldingfield. Picture

Police reading tributes left at the scene of a fatal crash on the B1115, Great Waldingfield. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses to the accident, which happened on the B1115 just before 10pm yesterday.

It was reported that a silver Vauxhall Corsa had collided with a tree on Great Waldingfield Road, near to the airfield.

Emergency services attended the incident, including an air ambulance and two volunteer critical care paramedics from Suffolk Accident Rescue Service, but the driver and passenger died at the scene.

Flowers and cards have since been left at the side of the road and a tribute has been scratched into the tree itself.

A tribute scratched into the bark at the scene of the crash near Great Waldingfield, in which two pe

A tribute scratched into the bark at the scene of the crash near Great Waldingfield, in which two people died. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

One message read: ‘You have a heart of gold. You done everyone proud. You will always be remembered. Sleep well with your best mate.’

Another read: ‘You amazing lad. Words cannot describe how I and everyone are feeling. Never saw you with a sad face.’

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‘You have helped me through a lot. I remember all the fun times together,’ read another.

Also left at the scene was a bottle of Old Speckled Hen and a bottle of Guinness and a black T-shirt.

The B1115 near Chilton Airfield. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The B1115 near Chilton Airfield. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The B1115 is currently closed in both directions to allow an investigation into the circumstances of the collision to take place.

Witnesses or anybody who may have any dash cam footage of the incident are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 reference CAD 403 of August 9.

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