North Suffolk man named after fatal crash

A 46-YEAR-OLD man who died following a road traffic collision on the A146 at Worlingham on Sunday (April 11) has today been named by police.Brian Hunter-Lindsay, from Beccles, died after the Porsche 911 Targa he was a passenger in left the road just before 2.

A 46-YEAR-OLD man who died following a road traffic collision on the A146 at Worlingham on Sunday (April 11) has today been named by police.

Brian Hunter-Lindsay, from Beccles, died after the Porsche 911 Targa he was a passenger in left the road just before 2.45am and collided with roadside trees and vegetation. The vehicle then returned to the road where there was a second collision involving a green Vauxhall Astra.

The driver of the Porsche - a 40-year-old man - was initially taken to the James Paget University Hospital at Gorleston, where he received treatment for minor injuries. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, was interviewed by officers and has now been bailed to return to Lowestoft police station on May 23.

A female passenger in the Vauxhall was also taken to the James Paget with minor injuries.


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The A146 was closed until 12.45pm while forensic investigation at the scene took place.

Police are now keen to speak to anyone who saw the Porsche or the Vauxhall prior to the collisions, anyone who saw the incident itself or anyone who passed the scene in the early hours.

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It is thought that at least two cars passed the Porsche prior to the second collision and police need to speak to the drivers of these vehicles. It's thought the two cars were heading towards Lowestoft and they would have had to drive through debris on the road.

Anyone with information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 01473 613500.

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