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Death crash driver due in court today

PUBLISHED: 10:02 10 December 2001 | UPDATED: 11:01 03 March 2010

A WOMAN is set to appear in a Suffolk court today in relation to a car crash in which two people were killed.

Elizabeth McKee is accused of careless driving following a horrific accident on the A14 in October last year.

A WOMAN is set to appear in a Suffolk court today in relation to a car crash in which two people were killed.

Elizabeth McKee is accused of careless driving following a horrific accident on the A14 in October last year.

She will appear at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court today in her first court appearance in relation to the crash.

Mrs McKee, 33, from Rougham, was cut free from the Suzuki Vitara four-wheel drive she had been driving on the nearby Bury St Edmunds bypass in the early hours of the morning on October 13 2000.

Her vehicle was involved in a collision with a Leyland Daf articulated unit and trailer which was parked in a lay-by and a Royal Mail box van travelling in the same direction.

Mrs McKee suffered multiple injuries and was in a critical condition however two passengers in the car lost their lives.

Shaun Fuller, 29, from Thetford, who was in the front seat, and rear seat passenger Martin Watson, also 29, from Bury St Edmunds, both died instantly in the accident.

Mr Fuller's mother, Carol, suffered a heart attack within hours of learning her son had died in the accident and she died two days later.

At the time of the tragedy her husband Pat, from Thetford, said that Shaun's death had broken her heart.

After the accident the eastbound carriageway of the A14 was closed for nearly 12 hours between the sugar beet factory and the Rougham Road turn off following the 2am crash.


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