Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 27 December 2014

Two killed as car crashes into pub

Police have urged any witnesses to come forward.
Police have urged any witnesses to come forward.

Two men have died and four others were seriously injured after a car crashed into a pub.

The Citroen Berlingo car collided with the White Hart pub in Blythburgh, Suffolk, at around 9.30pm yesterday, police said.

Emergency services attended but two men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two men were taken to Ipswich Hospital with serious injuries, including one who was transferred in a critical condition to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

Another man was airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, while a fourth man was taken to the James Paget Hospital and later transferred to the Norfolk and Norwich with serious injuries.

Both of these men remain stable, police said.

All six men were travelling in the car at the time of the collision, according to reports.

Officers said t here appears to have been no significant damage to the pub.

The road was closed until 4am while an investigation into the crash got under way.

Suffolk police have urged anyone who witnessed the crash or may have seen the car beforehand, which had been travelling north on the A12 towards Lowestoft, to contact them.

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