Four people killed in fiery collision on Ipswich motorway

A horrific crash in Ipswich has claimed the life of four people, including a young child.

The head-on collision happened on the Ipswich Motorway just after 11.00 pm on Wednesday, calling emergency services to the scene.

The two cars were both fully engulfed by the time crews arrived.


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Two adults and a child were in one of the cars, while a 34-year-old man was the sole occupant of the other vehicle.

All four perished at the scene.

Police report that a black sedan was travelling east in the westbound lanes of the Ipswich Motorway when it collided with a four-wheel-drive around 11.15 pm.

They’re calling on any witnesses or people with dashcam footage to come forward.

Investigations are continuing this morning.

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