Lowestoft: Man Killed And Woman 'Critical' After Car Crash

19 February 2013, 05:45 | Updated: 19 February 2013, 09:54

A man has died and a woman has been left in a critical condition in the James Paget Hospital after a collision with a car in Lowestoft last night.

Police were called to the scene of the collision in Yarmouth Road, Lowestoft at just before 9pm after a car had been in collision with two pedestrians.

A blue Renault car, which had travelled south along the road towards Lowestoft, was in collision with a man and a woman.

The man and woman, both aged in their 70s were taken to the James Paget Hospital where the woman remains in a critical condition.

The pair had been crossing the road with three others, a man and two children, none of which were injured.

The 27 year old female driver of the Renault Megane from the Lowestoft area was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday 19 February and has since been bailed pending further enquiries.

The woman is due to return to the Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre on 7 April 2013.

Anyone who witnessed this collision or has information is asked to call Sergeant Julian Ditcham at Suffolk Police on 101.