Flowers left at site of crash in Methwold Hythe which killed young driver and passenger

Tributes have been left at the scene of a crash on Severalls Road in Methwold Hythe, in which two pe

Tributes have been left at the scene of a crash on Severalls Road in Methwold Hythe, in which two people were killed. - Credit: Archant

Tributes have been left at the site of a serious crash which killed two young adults.

Tributes have been left at the scene of a crash on Severalls Road in Methwold Hythe, in which two pe

Tributes have been left at the scene of a crash on Severalls Road in Methwold Hythe, in which two people were killed. - Credit: Archant

More than a dozen bunches of flowers now adorn the verge on Severalls Road in Methwold Hythe, near Downham Market, marking the spot where a green Mini Cooper came off the road and collided with a tree.

The driver and passenger were both killed in the incident, which took place between 7pm on Sunday and 7am on Monday.

Police confirmed the casualties were a 21-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl, but they have not yet been named.

A card at the scene, addressed to the young woman who lost her life, said: 'Sleep peacefully angel. So proud to have known you.'

The road was closed for several hours on Monday while police carried out investigations and the vehicle was recovered.


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Speaking about the tragedy, residents in Methwold Hythe said the country road was not an accident black spot, but that it was a busy route for traffic going to the nearby factories and farms.

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