Hit and run driver sought

A BEST friend of a woman killed in a hit and run incident in Suffolk has today appealed for the driver of the vehicle to give themselves up.Thelma or Joyce Driver died on Wednesday after the road traffic collision in Out Northgate, Bury St Edmunds.

A BEST friend of a woman killed in a hit and run incident in Suffolk has today appealed for the driver of the vehicle to give themselves up.

Thelma or Joyce Driver died on Wednesday after the road traffic collision in Out Northgate, Bury St Edmunds.

Her best friend Terri, today said: “I've known Joyce for 25 years, we were neighbours until two years ago.

“We would see each other every day, walking our dogs, attending church and having lunch together. She was my best friend.


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“She was a truly wonderful, lovely lady who would do anything for anyone. She lived in Out Northgate all her life and had many friends in that community.

“I was with Joyce at the time of the incident, and I'd like to thank everyone who helped her, especially the doctors and nursing staff at the hospital and the ambulance crew.

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“I would encourage the driver of the vehicle to come forward, this was a tragic incident and that person must be feeling terrible, as everyone who knew Joyce is feeling now.

“If anyone knows or saw anything, however insignificant it may seem, please get in touch.”

Suffolk Police are appealing for any witnesses to this collision, which occurred at 6.30pm on Wednesday December 19.

Anyone with any information about the collision or the vehicle involved, a small dark van which may now be damaged, should contact the Bury Roads Policing Unit on 01473 613500.

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