Tragic baby named
A THIRTEEN-month-old baby girl killed in a car crash on the A12 near Southwold has been named.It is believed Khedicia Morris had been travelling to Blundeston Prison, near Lowestoft, with her mother and two sisters, aged seven and five.
A THIRTEEN-month-old baby girl killed in a car crash on the A12 near Southwold has been named.
It is believed Khedicia Morris had been travelling to Blundeston Prison, near Lowestoft, with her mother and two sisters, aged seven and five. She died when her car failed to negotiate a bend and left the road at Henham at around 2.15pm on Saturday.
The dark red Fiat Brava then hit a tree, causing the baby serious injuries and minor injuries to other members of the family.
She was first taken to the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, before being transferred to the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London for its specialist care and to be closer to the family home in the Tottenham area of the capital.
Her condition was described as 'critical' over the weekend and police reported that she died on Monday morning.
A post mortem will be carried out in London but the inquest will be opened in Lowestoft later this week.
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Fourteen fatal accidents have been recorded along the Henham stretch of the A12 over the last seven years and earlier this year Suffolk County Council introduced a 40mph speed limit on the A12 at Henham in a bid to reduce the number of serious accidents.
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the crash or to anyone who may have seen the car on the A12 prior to the incident to contact PC Bryan David on 01986 835350.