Thetford woman named as victim of fatal crash in Barnham

Police appeal

Police appeal

Police have named a woman who died following a crash on the A134 at Barnham on Wednesday as Helen Lovegrove from Thetford.

Ms Lovegrove, 47, of Magdalen Street, was a passenger in a Skoda Octavia which was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Corsa at around 10.45am on May 17.

Three ambulance crews, three response cars and two air ambulances from the East Anglian Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

The driver of the Corsa, a woman in her early 20s, from the Dereham area, suffered life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

The driver of the Skoda, a man in his 50s, from the Thetford area, was taken by land ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital with a neck injury.

Police are continuing to ask anyone who saw either of the vehicles prior to the collision or the crash itself to call the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police on 101, quoting CAD number 129 of Wednesday May 17.