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Man Dies on Suffolk Road

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Police have confirmed a man has died following a road traffic accident on the A144 at Halesworth.

Officers were called at approximately 9.40 on Sunday evening (15th August), following reports of a serious collision involving two vehicles – a blue Audi RS4 and a white Kia Cee’d.

Fire crews, the ambulance service and an air ambulance attended the scene but the driver and sole occupant of the Audi – a man aged in his 20s – was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

The woman driver and a man in other vehicle – Kia Cee’d – were both assessed at hospital and were later discharged after sustaining minor injuries.

Road closures were put in place on the A144 and surrounding roads to allow for recovery of the vehicles and an investigation into the circumstances.

The roads were reopened at approximately 8 this morning (Monday 16th August).

Officers are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward, along with anyone driving in the area just prior to the incident who has a dashcam in their vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police and if you have been involved in or affected by a road traffic collision, advice and support information can be found at: www.suffolk.police.uk/rtc

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