Fatal road traffic collision
Lower Dunton Road, Stanford Le Hope
03/07/2017 @ 16:45
Incident Number: 57987
In attendance: 1 x Corringham, 1 x Basildon, 1 x Billericay
Firefighters assisted at the scene of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.
Fire crews worked with the Ambulance Service to help release the casualties trapped in the vehicle, but sadly two casualties were pronounced deceased at the scene.
Firefighters assisted at the scene and left at 7:45pm.
Essex Police have released the following statement:
"Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision where two people have died in Lower Dunton Road, #Stanford-le-Hope, shortly after 4.30pm today, Monday, July 3.
"A white van with two occupants has collided with a silver Fiat Punto with three occupants inside.
"Two women who were in the Fiat were sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. A third woman has been taken to Addenbrooke's hospital in #Cambridge and is in a critical condition.
"The driver and passenger in the van, both men, have been taken to Basildon hospital with minor injuries.
"Witnesses or anyone who captured dash cam footage are asked to contact Pc Jenny Pirie at the serious collision investigation unit on 01245 240 590 or email email@example.com."