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Man released on bail after fatal crash

PUBLISHED: 13:27 13 April 2010 | UPDATED: 09:34 01 August 2010

A MAN has been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal crash in Beccles in the early hours of Sunday

Emergency services were called at shortly before 2.

A MAN has been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal crash in Beccles in the early hours of Sunday

Emergency services were called at shortly before 2.45am to the A146 near the Worlingham roundabout to a single car that had left the road. In a second incident a green Vauxhall Astra collided with the car.

A passenger of the first car, a 46-year-old man believed to be from the Beccles area, was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not yet been formally identified.

The male driver was taken to the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston with minor injuries, as was a female passenger from the Astra.

The A146 was closed until 12.45pm while a collision investigation took place.

The 40-year-old man from Beccles who was arrested has been released on police bail to return to Lowestoft Police Station on May 23.

Any witnesses should call the serious collision investigation team on 01473 613500.


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