A woman has died after a 4x4 that was being pursued by police was involved in a two-vehicle crash. 

The crash happened at about 4.30pm on Sunday (August 13) when a Land Rover Defender and a Nissan Juke crashed on the A143 near the Old Harleston Road junction close to Earsham, near Bungay. 

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A woman who was travelling in the Nissan Juke was pronounced dead at the scene.

The two men inside the Land Rover, in their 20s and 40s, were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. 

Eastern Daily Press: The A143 near EarshamThe A143 near Earsham (Image: Sonya Duncan)

Both have received treatment for injuries they suffered in the crash in hospital. 

At the time of the collision police officers investigating the suspected theft of a vehicle from Suffolk had been pursuing the Land Rover.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct by Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies, as is standard procedure.