Katerina Kostadinova Kostadinova Death – The police on Tuesday, July 14, has released the identity of the victim who died in a fatal crash on July 6, on the A140 at Stoke Ash as 27-year-old woman, Katerina Kostadinova Kostadinova, of Ipswich.
Kostadinova who is originally from Ipswich but born in Burgas was one of the passengers in the Volkswagen Golf which collided with a Peugeot Boxer van on the A140 at Stoke Ash, near the junction on Church Lane, at about 5 a.m on July 6.
After the crash, the four people involved were extricated from the vehicles by firefighters, but the rear seat passenger in the Volks who was later ID’d as Kostadinova died at the scene.
The driver as well as the front seat passenger of the Volks were both taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, for treatment.
Although the passenger sustained serious injuries that is believed not to be life-changing, the driver sustained serious and life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the van also sustained serious injuries but not life-threatening and was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital for treatment, after which he was discharged.
The rector of South Hartismere Benefice, Reverend Canon Julia Lall, describes the incident as “horrific.”
She continues by saying: “My thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved with the crash.
“They are not just with the person who has sadly died, as there are others who have suffered life-changing injuries.”
A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to assist fund efforts to repatriate Ms Kostadinova to Bulgaria.