Mother and children die in road tragedy

POLICE revealed today that the four people who were killed in one of Suffolk's most horrific road accidents were a mother and her three children.The crash happened at 6.

POLICE revealed today that the four people who were killed in one of Suffolk's most horrific road accidents were a mother and her three children.

The crash happened at 6.30pm yesterday on the notorious A1101 at Kenny Hill, near Mildenhall, and involved a Vauxhall Vectra and a Honda Accord car.

The Honda landed on its roof in a water-filled ditch with a 20-year-old woman and her three children – a five-year-old boy, a girl aged three and a boy of just 23-months – inside the vehicle.

Efforts were made in vain to rescue and resuscitate the victims, but they were pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identifications were still being carried out.

A 26-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman who had been travelling in the Vauxhall Vectra were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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Officers closed the road and set up diversions to allow fire crews and paramedics to get to the scene.

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