Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving following Santon Downham crash

RTC on the B1107 at Santon Downham.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

RTC on the B1107 at Santon Downham.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

A 46-year-old man who died following a road traffic collision on the Suffolk/Norfolk border at the weekend is being named by police, as another man is charged in connection with the incident.

Officers were called just after 5am on Sunday 9 October, to reports of a collision between a red Ford Mondeo and a green Fiat Panda on the B1107 Thetford Road at Santon Downham, near the exit to High Lodge Visitor Centre.

Mark Smyth of Brandon, who was driving the Fiat Panda, sadly died at the scene of the collision.

Raimondas Saveikis, 33, of Canons Walk, Thetford, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

He has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Friday, October 14).


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