Update: Man dies after his car hits tree in Blythburgh

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A man has died in hospital after his car hit a tree.

Suffolk police received reports of the accident on the A1095 Halesworth Road in Blythburgh at 5.45pm yesterday (June 10).

A black Toyota MR2 left the road and hit a tree leaving the male driver, aged in his 20s, with serious head injuries.

A Suffolk police spokesman said the man, who sustained serious injuries, was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge but later died.

The road was closed in both directions between the A12 junction and the Quay Lane junction for several hours while investigations were carried out.

The ambulance and fire service also attended.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them. They want to speak to the driver of a blue Citreon Saxo which was seen to stop at the scene.

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