Victim in fatal A14 accident at Rougham named as William Smedley, 18, from Bury St Edmunds
An 18-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds has been named by police as the victim in a fatal accident on the A14 at Rougham on Boxing Day night.
William Smedley was a passenger in a grey Ford Fiesta which was involved in a collision with a black Vauxhall Corsa at 9.30pm on the A14 eastbound, just east of junction 45. He died at the scene.
A second man, who was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with life threatening injuries, remains in a serious and critical condition.
A third male was taken to hospital for treatment but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
The female driver of the Vauxhall Corsa, a 19-year-old woman was not injured.
The road remained closed until shortly after 5.30am this morning.
Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision.
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Anyone with any information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting CAD number 332 of December 26.
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