Road tragedy man named

POLICE today released the name of the man who died after a road accident on the A137 near Brantham.Patrick Dale, off Stutton Road, Brantham died at Ipswich Hospital from the injuries he sustained when he was hit by a car as he walked along the road just before 2am Saturday.

POLICE today released the name of the man who died after a road accident on the A137 near Brantham.

Patrick Dale, off Stutton Road, Brantham died at Ipswich Hospital from the injuries he sustained when he was hit by a car as he walked along the road just before 2am Saturday.

The 24-year-old, who suffered head and chest injuries, was with his friend Fraser Nicholas, of Ipswich Road, Holbrook, when the fatal accident occurred.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said Mr Nicholas remained in Ipswich Hospital today. The 22-year-old is being treated for knee injuries.

The incident happened about 500 yards from the Brantham Bull pub on the Ipswich-bound carriageway.

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