Three die on A12 in Suffolk

THREE people died early today when two cars were in collision on the A12 at Blythburgh in north east Suffolk.A man travelling in a Renault Laguna and two women in a Vauxhall Astra were killed in the accident, which happened shortly before 1am today.

THREE people died early today when two cars were in collision on the A12 at Blythburgh in north east Suffolk.

A man travelling in a Renault Laguna and two women in a Vauxhall Astra were killed in the accident, which happened shortly before 1am today.

Five other people were today in a serious condition hospital. Two were taken to Ipswich Hospital and three were taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston. A woman in Ipswich Hospital was said to be in a critical condition.

All those in the cars are believed to be in their late teens or early 20s. The people in the Astra are thought to have come from the Lowestoft area while those in the Laguna are from the Saxmundham area.

The main road between Ipswich and Lowestoft was reopened at about 9am today.

For further details see today's Evening Star.

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