Pakenham: Woman Dies In Crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died following a road traffic collision on the A143 at Pakenham near Bury St Edmunds yesterday evening.

Emergency services were called at around 9:25pm to reports of a two-vehicle collision between a grey Ford Fiesta and a black VW Golf. The 23-year-old woman, who was driving the Ford, was attended to by the ambulance service but died on scene.

The 21-year-old male driver of the VW was taken to West Suffolk Hospital with a serious leg injury. No one else was injured in the collision.
A section of the road was closed and diversions were put in place while collision investigators carried out their enquiries but it was reopened at around 3:45am.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or may have seen the vehicles driving prior to the incident to get in contact immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Steve Griggs of the Serious Collision Investigation Team at the Police Headquarters on 101.

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