Road crash police officer named

TRIBUTES were paid today to a policewoman who died when the patrol car she was driving collided with a parked lorry while on an emergency call.The marked police car had its blue lights flashing and siren sounding when it collided with the lorry in West End Road, Ipswich, on Saturday night.

TRIBUTES were paid today to a policewoman who died when the patrol car she was driving collided with a parked lorry while on an emergency call.

The marked police car had its blue lights flashing and siren sounding when it collided with the lorry in West End Road, Ipswich, on Saturday night.

The driver, Pc Cheryl Lloyd, 42, from Ipswich, died at the scene. Her passenger was taken to Ipswich Hospital and then transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, for treatment to a head injury.

He has not been named by Suffolk police, but a hospital spokesman said the officer was still in a "critical, but stable condition".

See tonight's Evening Star for the full story.