Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Fatal road traffic collision

London Road, Epping
01/07/2017 @ 13:59
Incident Number: 57814
In attendance: 2 x Harlow

Crews were called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles this afternoon (Saturday 1 July). 

Firefighters worked with the police and Ambulance Service to make the scene safe but sadly one man was confirmed dead.

Essex Police has released the following statement:

"A man has died following a road traffic collision in Thornwood.

"Police were contacted shortly after 1.55pm today, Saturday July 1, with reports of a collision involving a Volkswagen Polo and a Range Rover in High Road.

"The Polo driver, a man aged in his 40s from Harlow, was treated at the scene but sadly died, despite the efforts of paramedics.

"A section of the road is closed while emergency services are on scene. It is expected to be closed until 7.30pm. Drivers are asked to avoid the area and are thanked for their patience.

"Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email"


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