Police renew appeal for witnesses after woman in 70s dies in B1115 car crash

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Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses after a woman in her 70s died in a car crash on the B1115 Between Hitcham and Great Finborough yesterday.

Emergency crews were called at around 2.40pm to reports of a two-car collision involving a Range Rover and a Vauxhall Astra about a mile and a half south of Great Finborough.

Crash on the B1115 between Hitcham and Great Finborough.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-160127-144318009

Crash on the B1115 between Hitcham and Great Finborough.'Picture Mark Westley ANL-160127-144318009

The woman who died, a 77-year-old from the Halstead area of Essex, was a passenger in the Astra.

The drivers of the vehicles, both men in their 70s, were taken to West Suffolk Hospital.

The driver of the Astra sustained a fractured sternum and the driver of the Range Rover sustained minor injuries.

Both men remain in hospital.

Police believe this stretch of road was busy at the time of the collision and are asking anyone who may have seen either of the vehicles prior to the crash to get in touch as soon as possible.

It is likely there were drivers that could not stop at the time so officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at around 2.30pm - 2.40pm.

Witnesses are asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police on 101 quoting reference CAD 247 of Tuesday January 26.