Woman dies and two hurt in A14 Trimley St Mary crash

Two lorries and a car crashed near Trimley St Mary
Image caption The driver of the car, which was travelling towards Felixstowe, died at the scene

A woman has died and a man and a teenage boy suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Suffolk.

The woman, in her 50s, was driving a Fiat Punto on the A14 at Trimley St Mary when it was involved in a crash with two lorries at 13:50 BST.

She died at the scene. A man in his 60s and the teenager, who were passengers in the car, were taken to hospital.

A man, 49, of Dovercourt, Essex, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The A14 eastbound carriageway remains closed at the Trimley slip road.

'Serious injuries'

The East of England Ambulance Service said three rapid response cars, a senior officer, two ambulances and the East Anglian Air Ambulance had attended the incident.

"Sadly, on our arrival the woman was pronounced dead at the scene," an ambulance service spokesman said.

"A man received serious injuries and has been taken to Ipswich Hospital for further care.

"A teenage boy also received serious injuries and has been flown to a specialist trauma centre at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridgeshire."

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Suffolk Police's serious collision investigation team on 101.

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