Updated: Man bailed after Assington crash last night kills Essex man

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington - Credit: Gregg Brown

A man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal crash in Assington near Sudbury yesterday has been bailed.

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington

Fire crews worked to free trapped motorists after a crash near the village of Assington - Credit: Gregg Brown

Police were alerted to the single vehicle collision on the A134 at Marshalls Green involving a red Vauxhall Corsa just after 7.55pm.

Four men were in the car when it crashed and overturned in a ditch.

An 18-year-old man from the Southend-on-Sea area was declared dead at the scene.

Three other men were extricated from the car and taken to the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds with non-serious injuries.

The road was closed until 4.45am for police to investigate the incident with paramedics, the fire service and the air ambulance all having attended.

An 18-year-old man from Berkshire was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

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He has now been bailed until Friday May 29 pending further enquiries.

Anyone who either witnessed the collision, or saw the red Corsa prior to it, is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting reference CAD 391 of 23 March.