Update: Driver died after car left road and hit a tree in Blythburgh is named as Samuel Queen

Scene of a fatal crash on the A1095 Halesworth road at Blythburgh.

Scene of a fatal crash on the A1095 Halesworth road at Blythburgh. - Credit: Nick Butcher

The young man who died after his car left the road and hit a tree in Blythburgh has been named as Samuel Queen, from Reydon.

Scene of a fatal crash on the A1095 Halesworth road at Blythburgh.

Scene of a fatal crash on the A1095 Halesworth road at Blythburgh. - Credit: Nick Butcher

Mr Queen, 21, of Lowestoft Road, died after the car he was driving left the road and hit a tree on the A1095 at Blythburgh, near Southwold, on Monday afternoon.

Police were called just before 5:45pm to reports of a black Toyota leaving the road and colliding with a tree.

The ambulance and fire service also attended the scene and the road was closed.

Mr Queen received serious injuries during the collision and was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge where he later died.


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Floral tributes to Mr Queen have been left at the scene.

One tribute said: 'I can't understand this.

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'It will never sink in. I love you baby, just wish I had told you when I had the chance.

'I love you with all my heart.'

Another said: 'You'll forever be in our hearts.'

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to get in contact with them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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