A12 blocked after fatal accident

A PORSCHE driver died today after the car he was driving was involved in a head on collision at Wangford near Southwold.The accident happened at 9.29am on Sunday on the bypass at Wangford and involved the Porsche and a Land Rover.

A PORSCHE driver died today after the car he was driving was involved in a head on collision at Wangford near Southwold.

The accident happened at 9.29am on Sunday on the bypass at Wangford and involved the Porsche and a Land Rover.

The A12 was blocked for at least two hours after the accident.

Diversions were in place following the accident and the road was expected to be open by 1pm.

The man who died was reported as being severely trapped half an hour after the accident by the fire service.

He was released by fire crews from the wreckage but Suffolk police confirmed he had since died.

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The driver of the Land Rover, was taken to the James Paget Hospital at Gorleston, Norfolk by helicopter.

The dead man has not been named by police.

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