Teenage victim of tragic Boxing Day car crash in Rougham is named as William Smedley, 18, from Bury St Edmunds

The area of the A14 eastbound at Rougham in Suffolk where a fatal collision took place on Boxing Day

The area of the A14 eastbound at Rougham in Suffolk where a fatal collision took place on Boxing Day 2017. Picture: GREGG BROWN

A teenager who died in a tragic road crash on Boxing Day has been named.

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William Smedley, aged 18, from Bury St Edmunds died at the scene of the collision in Rougham involving a black Vauxhall Corsa and a grey Ford Fiesta at 9.30pm.

The crash, in which William was a passenger in the Fiesta, happened on the A14 eastbound, just east of junction 45.

A second man, who was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital with life threatening injuries, remains in a serious and critical condition.

A third male was taken to hospital for treatment but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.


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The female driver of the Vauxhall Corsa, a 19-year-old, woman was uninjured.

The road remained closed until shortly after 5.30am this morning.

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Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

Anyone with any information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101 quoting CAD number 332 of 26 December

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