Father pays tribute to crash victim

A GRIEVING father today paid tribute to his “kind and generous” son who was killed during a horror night on Suffolk's roads which claimed three lives.

A GRIEVING father today paid tribute to his “kind and generous” son who was killed during a horror night on Suffolk's roads which left three people dead.

Neil Wunderle, of Broad Road, Wickham Market, died after a crash at Otley Bottoms at around 3.30am on Saturday.

Police are still investigating what caused Mr Wunderle's Citroen Saxo to career off the road. Two passengers in the car were taken to hospital with minor injuries after the crash.

Mr Wunderle's father Roland today said: “The Wunderle family are absolutely devastated at the loss of their son Neil.


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“Neil was a very happy young man with so much to look forward to in his life. Always kind and generous, Neil was a fantastic person to be around.”

Mr Wunderle said his family needed time to “grieve their tragic loss”.

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Meanwhile, police have today renewed their appeal for a motorist who could have witnessed the crash which claimed Mr Wunderle's life.

Suffolk Police is keen to speak to the driver of a white pick-up vehicle which was seen in the area at the time of the crash. Police believe the driver could hold vital information on the events leading up to the accident.

Meanwhile, a man who was killed on the A1092 between Long Melford and Cavendish at about 8.30pm on Friday has today been named as Justin Barker, of Long Pastures, Glemsford.

The 18-year-old died when his red Hyundai crashed into a telegraph pole.

Police are also trying to retrace the final hours of a 71-year-old man, who was killed at around 12.15am on Saturday when he was involved in a collision with a lorry.

It is thought Tony Walker walked from his home in Barking Tye along the A140 to Eye where the accident took place.

Prior to the accident, Mr Walker had not been seen since 3pm on Friday.

Anyone with information on the Otley crash should call Pc Andrew Masterson on 01473 613500. Those with information on the A140 accident should call Pc John Wilson on 01473 613500.

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