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UPDATE: Woman killed in head-on collision near Elveden

Police accident
Police accident

A woman from the Thetford area has died following a head on collision near Elveden this afternoon, Friday December 9.

At approximately 3:35pm, a grey Honda was travelling along the B1106 towards the A11 and Brandon when it was in collision with a red Volvo heading in the opposite direction towards West Stow.

Sadly the driver of the Honda, a woman in her 70s from the Thetford area received fatal injuries as a result of the collision.The male driver of the Volvo was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital to receive treatment for lower back pain.

Police officers and the ambulance service – including the air ambulance – were in attendance and the road remained blocked while an initial investigation got underway at the scene.

Officers are asking anyone who may have seen the collision, has dash cam footage of the incident or witnessed the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to it to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101, quoting CAD number 301 of today, Friday 9 December