Victim of fatal A11 crash at Red Lodge named by police

A young woman died after a fatal road traffic collision on the A11 in Red Lodge.

A young woman died after a fatal road traffic collision on the A11 in Red Lodge. - Credit: Staff

A young woman who died in a crash on the A11 southbound at Red Lodge, has been named.

Lauren Danks, from Soham in Cambridgeshire, was found inside a Citroen car just after midnight on Friday, November 11.

The car was found off the road, and the 22-year-old had sadly died at the scene.

Police began a collision investigation and discovered a second vehicle – a Jaguar - had been involved.

The vehicle was traced and recovered by police.


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A 63-year-old man, from the Brandon area, was arrested at his home shortly after 4am on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, drink driving, and failing to stop following a road traffic collision.

He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and has been released on bail until Saturday, May 6 2017, pending further enquiries.

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Anyone who was travelling along the A11 between Red Lodge and Barton Mills, from 10pm and midnight on Thursday, November 10, and has any information relating to the incident, is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting CAD 2 of 11 November.

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