Bury St Edmunds: Two Teens Die in A14 Crash

25 January 2013, 17:33

Two men have died after the vehicle they were travelling collided with trees at the side of the A14 in Bury St Edmunds.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on the A14 at Bury St Edmunds where a teenager died.

The incident happened at around 8.55pm last night, Thursday 24 January along the eastbound carriageway of the A14 at Bury St Edmunds.

Two vehicles were seen travelling along the road, a silver BMW and a red Ford Fiesta, the BMW left the carriageway and collided with a tree.

Police, ambulance and the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) attended the scene.

The driver of the car, 19 year old Adam Weller from Hereward Way, Weeting in Norfolk was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger of the car, a 16-year-old boy sustained serious injuries and was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital, the boy has since sadly died this morning.


Although some witnesses have been spoken to, police are keen to speak to anyone who was travelling along the A14 at around this time who may have seen the two vehicles or the collision when it took place.

The 20-year-old man driving the red Ford Fiesta from Bury St Edmunds was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

He is due to return to the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre on 4 March 2013.

Calls should be made to PC Danny Ormes at the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.