Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 13°C

Search

The pigs are coming. Find out more about

Pigs Gone Wild

here.

Trimley: Lorry driver charged with dangerous driving after A14 double fatal

15:46 21 January 2013

The scene of the crash on the A14 at Trimley St Martin.

The scene of the crash on the A14 at Trimley St Martin.

Archant

A TRUCKER has today been charged with dangerous driving following a crash on the A14 which claimed the lives of a grandmother and her grandson.

Lorry driver Roger Fuller, 50, of Willow Way, Harwich, has been charged in connection with the accident on the Felixstowe-bound A14 near the Trimley interchange sliproad on Monday, August 20 last year.

The accident, which happened around 1.50pm, involved two articulated lorries – one of them Fuller’s Scania – and a Fiat Punto.

The driver of the Punto, Christine Taylor, 59, of Clovelly Road, Wyken, Coventry died at the scene.

Her 15-year-old grandson, William Taylor, a student and keen carp fisherman, of Welsh Road, Coventry, who was a passenger in the car, was taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridgeshire with life threatening injuries but later died.

Also in the car was Phillip Wall, 63, the partner of Mrs Taylor, who was critically injured and spent five weeks in a coma in intensive care at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Retired welder Mr Wall, of Clovelly Road, Wyken, suffered head injuries, and a broken arm, leg and ribs.

Fuller will appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on Wednesay, February 6 to answer the charge of dangerous driving.

1 comment

  • Two people tragically died, another seriously injured and all he is charged with is dangerous driving? Where is the justice?

    Report this comment

    MZH

    Monday, January 21, 2013

Crowds enjoyed the sunshine at Ipswich Music Day 2015 in Christchurch Park.
Stetsons are Cool got the crowd dancing.

From live music and open air cinemas to art, sport and stunt displays, Ipswich has a packed programme of family fun lined up this summer.

Town pastors gather for their 10-year celebration conference at Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath

Town pastors from across Suffolk gathered together to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the project.

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia

Ipswich isn’t blessed with beautiful bridges; civil engineers don’t come to town to marvel at the engineering prowess of Telford, Brunel or Stephenson, writes John Norman, of The Ipswich Society.

Ipswich Choral Society

An evening of music and poetry will celebrate a love of all things Shakespeare by the Ipswich Choral Society in Blakenham Woodland Garden next week.

Pigs Gone Wild Project Manager Norman Lloyd and Head of Property for the East of England Cooperative Stuart McDonald try to round up the pigs escaping the warehouse.

If you go down to Ipswich tomorrow, you are sure of a big surprise.

The White Hart pub in High Street, Saxmundham.

A public meeting has been called in Saxmundham to try to put together a £450,000-plus community bid to buy a closed down town centre pub.

Pc Andy Masterson checks motorists speeds on the A140 at Stonham Parva.

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner has said he is ‘sick of arrogant drivers’ after the number of motorists clocked travelling at 100mph-plus trebled in a year.

A hedgehog

Look sharp, because Suffolk Wildlife Trust are head-hunting for a Hedgehog Officer.

Rushmere Hall Primary School had a red, white and blue party in the sunshine.

Revellers young and old across Ipswich have been continuing the Queen’s 90th celebrations long after her official birthday.

Pro-European protesters demonstrate outside Downing Street. Although the police monitored the demonstration, they said it was peaceful and there were no arrests.

Supporters of the Europe took to the streets of British capital cities to protest about the referendum decision to pull out of the EU.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24