A17 crash victim is named

Emergency services at scene of the crash where Janis Evans died on Sunday. Photo: mlnf03013
Emergency services at scene of the crash where Janis Evans died on Sunday. Photo: mlnf03013

The Long Sutton pensioner who died in a crash on the A17 on Sunday has been named as Janis Evans (78).

An inquest at lunchtime today (Friday) heard she died from multiple injuries sustained in the crash at 1.20pm at the Walpole Cross Keys junction with Sutton Road.

The inquest has been adjourned to a date to be fixed.

The accident involved the pensioner’s silver Mercedes and a black BMW.

Police say the man driving the BMW escaped with minor injuries.