Second man dies after road accident

A SECOND man has died after a road crash in Henham today.The victim was taken to James Paget Hospital in Gorleston with serious injuries but died just after 1pm, police said.

A SECOND man has died after a road crash in Henham today.

The 20-year-old, thought to be from the Leiston-Saxmundham area, was taken to James Paget Hospital in Gorleston with serious injuries but died just after 1pm, police said.

A 28-year-old from Saxmundham was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police were called just after 7.10am and were told a car had come off the road and collided with a tree near Sotherton crossroads.

Police closed the road and traffic was diverted via the B1123 Halesworth road but the road reopened at just after 12pm.

Emergency services attended the scene and found a blue Nissan Almeira in a field with three men inside the vehicle.

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The 24-year-old driver of the car was taken to Ipswich Hospital where his condition was described as stable today.

Police need to speak to anyone who was driving in the area at the time, regardless of whether they saw the collision or not.

Anyone with any information about the crash should contact PC Jon Doran or Sgt Steve Knight at Halesworth Roads Policing Unit on 01986 835300.