Update: “Serious” accident near American bases RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath

Kyle Martin, 21, described as a lovely young lad who had time for everyone , was killed in an accid

Kyle Martin, 21, described as a lovely young lad who had time for everyone, was killed in an accident on the B1352 at Brickmans Hill near Bradfield at 8pm on Thursday. - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

Police are still at the scene of a “serious” accident with reports of “life-changing” injuries near two American military bases in west Suffolk.

Officers were called just after 6.45pm to Wangford Road, near RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath.

Two vehicles - a green Jeep Wrangler and a blue Mercedes C240 - had crashed.

A force spokesman said the female driver of the Jeep had suffered a “serious” leg injuries which could be “life-changing”. The male driver of the Mercedes has suffered “minor injuries”. Both have been taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Doctors are carrying out tests to assess how serious the woman’s injuries are.


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The spokesman said that both had been conscious throughout the accident.

Fire and ambulance services have also been at the scene. Police have closed the road and setup diversions.

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