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Elderly woman dead and two seriously injured after BMW and Mini crash near Alpheton

PUBLISHED: 16:59 31 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:22 31 August 2018

The A134 near Alpherton is shut in both directions due to a traffic accident. Picture: GREGG BROWN

The A134 near Alpherton is shut in both directions due to a traffic accident. Picture: GREGG BROWN

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A woman in her 70s has died and two others have sustained life threatening and life changing injuries following a ‘serious collision’ in Suffolk.

The A134 near Alpheton is closed in both directions and not due to reopen until later this evening. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNThe A134 near Alpheton is closed in both directions and not due to reopen until later this evening. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

At around 11.30am there were reports of a crash between a BMW and a Mini on the A134 between Alpheton and Lawshall.

Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to the scene along with two air ambulances and the roof was removed from one of the cars.

Officers have confirmed that one person has died while two others are being treated at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

The A134 near Sudbury remains closed and will not reopen until later this evening.

Motorists have advised of very heavy traffic on A1141 through Lavenham in both directions with lorries and other vehicles diverted along the route.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision or anyone with any dashcam footage of this area at the time stated.

Anyone with information should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Stowmarket on 101, quoting incident reference number 131 of Friday August 31.

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