Police investigating fatal road crash call on van driver who helped at scene to come forward

The scene of the collision, near Lakenheath

The scene of the collision, near Lakenheath - Credit: Archant

Police investigating a single vehicle road traffic collision on the Cambridgeshire/Suffolk border are asking for a man called Adam who assisted paramedics at the scene to come forward.

Police were called to the collision along the Undley Road, Beck Row Common, Lakenheath at around 5.45am, Saturday, October 19.

A blue Ford Focus collided with a tree and the 22-year-old passenger, John Joe Scott from Wingfield Road, Lakenheath was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

A man called Adam driving a white transit style van stopped at the scene and assisted paramedics.

Unfortunately Adam didn’t leave his details at the scene and police are now keen to trace him as a witness to the collision.


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Adam or anyone who has information in relation to this collision is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police on 101.

The 20-year-old male driver of the car from Cambridgeshire is currently on police bail having been arrested on suspicion of driving with excess alcohol and causing death by dangerous driving. He is due to return to the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre on 18 December 2013.

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