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Pedestrian in her 80s dies in Suffolk crash

The crash happened on Monday afternoon. Credit: ITV News Anglia

An elderly pedestrian has died after she was involved in a crash with a car in a village in Suffolk.

It happened just after 3pm on Monday afternoon on the B1066 in Stanstead just north of Sudbury.

A woman in her 80s died at the scene, while the female driver of the grey BMW suffered minor injuries.


Two men in their 60s die in Suffolk house fire

The fire broke out at the house in Stanley Street, Lowestoft, Credit: ITV News Anglia

Two men in their 60s have died following a house fire in Suffolk.

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning (26 June) in Stanley Street in Lowestoft.

Five fire engines were called to the scene around 1.15am and two men, one aged 60 and the other 62 were rescued from the house. Both were taken to the James Paget hospital but died a short time later.

Formal identification will take place in due course.

A police and fire investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway and a cordon is currently in place at the scene.

The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen and is not thought to be suspicious.

  • Anyone who may have any information about the incident is asked to call Suffolk Police on 101, quoting CAD number 24 of today, 26 June.

Appeal after gang of three attack man in his own home

Appeal for witnesses

A man was attacked in his own home by a gang of three men and bound with cable ties as they ransacked his house.

The raid happened on Thursday night in Chaffinch Way, Stowmarket, at just before 11pm. The man, who is in his 30s, was set upon as he arrived home.

Once the gang had tied him up, they stole a large quantity of money and jewellery before fleeing the scene.

The suspects were all described as wearing black hooded tops and black cargo trousers. Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk Police.


Tributes to 24-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash

Gavin Chandler, 24, died after his motorcycle crashed with two cars in Foxhall near Ipswich. Credit: Suffolk Police

A motorcyclist who died after a crash with two cars at Foxhall near Ipswich has been named as Gavin Chandler from Tunstall.

Mr Chandler, 24, was a mechanic who worked at Jaguar and Land Rover in Ipswich.

The accident on the A12 at 8pm on Wednesday 21 June involved a blue Yamaha motorcycle, a black Ford KA and a grey Volvo. Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage.

Mr Chandler was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

"Gavin came from a close and loving family and had a wide variety of friends.

"He was loving, caring and kind. He will be deeply missed but never forgotten as he was loved by many.”

– Family statement
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