Man who died in Haverhill car crash was Peter James

The spot where Peter James died

The spot where Peter James died


A 26-year-old man who died following a single vehicle road traffic collision on Homefield Road in Haverhill yesterday (Sunday, December 15) has been named as Peter James, from Haverhill.

Police were contacted by the ambulance service around 11.45am yesterday (Sunday, December 15) to reports a car had collided with a tree near the Moon Hall Lane junction.

Mr James was found inside the yellow/gold coloured Renault Clio and efforts were made to resuscitate him but he was pronounced deceased at the scene at 12.20pm.

The road was closed until around 3.30pm while an initial investigation got underway at the scene

Police are continuing to ask anyone who was in the area around this time to come forward if you saw the vehicle prior to the collision or the crash itself.

Anyone who can help is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police by dialling 101.

More to follow.

For all the latest news see Thursday’s (December 19) Echo.




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