Suffolk

Blythburgh pub car crash deaths: Teen arrested

  • 26 November 2013
  • From the section Suffolk
The White Hart Inn, Blythburgh
The car crashed into the White Hart pub on the A12 in Blythburgh

A 17-year-old man has been arrested after two men died when a car crashed into a pub in Suffolk.

A Citroen Berlingo crashed into the White Hart Inn on the A12 at Blythburgh, at 21:30 GMT on Saturday.

Police said the teenager, of the Wokingham area of Berkshire, is being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Christopher Doran, 19, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, and Jonny Cash, 18, from Ashford in Kent died at the scene.

The arrested man was injured in the crash, taken to Ipswich Hospital and later discharged.

He was then arrested and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre, police said.

Three other males, believed to be in their late teens or early 20s, were injured in the crash.

One remains in Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, while two others are at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

All are said to be in a stable condition.

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