A MAN has died and a woman is fighting for her life after a horrific accident that also seriously injured two children.
Rescue workers rushed to a busy A road in Suffolk around 7pm yesterday after two Audis reportedly crashed.
Tragically, upon arrival they found that a man in his forties, traveling alone, had died.
Paramedics also found a woman fighting for her life and she was taken to hospital with life-changing injuries.
Her three passengers were children and two were seriously injured.
Suffolk Constabulary said: “A man has died and four people were injured in a road traffic accident near Euston.”
“Police were called just after 7pm yesterday, Thursday 17 August, following reports of a serious collision between two cars – a silver Audi A4 and a gray Audi A6 – on the A1088.
“Police, ambulances, a rescue plane and the fire department were all on scene to investigate the incident.
“Unfortunately, the driver and sole occupant of the Audi A4, a man in his forties, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
“The driver of the Audi A6, a woman of around 30, suffered life-threatening injuries.
“Her three passengers were children, two of whom sustained serious injuries. They were all taken to the hospital by land ambulance for treatment, where they remain.”
“The A1088 was closed in both directions between the A1066 in Thetford and Rushford Road, Euston. It reopened this morning, Friday 18 August, around 10:15 am.
“Officials would like to hear from witnesses to the crash and are asking all motorists who were driving in the area with a dash cam installed in their vehicle at the time of the incident to review the footage.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit citing CAD 298 dated August 17 websiteby email to SCIU@suffolk.police.uk or by telephone on 101.