UPDATED: Man and dog killed in crash in Newmarket this afternoon

A road crash on the Bury Road, Newmarket has closed the road. ANL-160526-135953001

A road crash on the Bury Road, Newmarket has closed the road. ANL-160526-135953001

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A man and his dog have died after a tragic crash in Newmarket this afternoon, Thursday May 26

Police were called at around 12.30pm today to reports of a single vehicle incident where a car had collided with a tree in Bury Road, Newmarket.

Emergency services attended and found a man and a dog in the car. Both died at the scene.

At this stage police are investigating the possibility the man, in his 70s, may have had a medical incident prior to the collision occurring. The man’s next of kin have been informed.

Officers are asking anyone who may have seen the collision, who has not already spoken to police, to call Suffolk Constabulary on 101, quoting CAD number 117 of today, Thursday 26 May.