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Fatal road traffic collision

Tinker Street, Ramsey
27/03/2018 @ 20:54
Incident Number: 74543
In attendance: 2 x Dovercourt


A man has sadly died after a road traffic collision last night.

Firefighters were called to the scene and reported on arrival that two vehicles had been involved in the incident, which had left a person trapped in each car.

Crews released a man in his thirties from his vehicle by 9.52pm, before leaving him in the care of the Ambulance Service.

The man who was fatally injured was left in the care of the police.

 

Essex Police has released the following statement:

"A man has died following a three-vehicle collision on the A120 in Harwich last night (Tuesday, March 27).

"Officers were called to the scene on Tinker Street at around 8.50pm, with reports that two vehicles had been involved in a head on collision.

"Very sadly, a man in his 20s from Harwich who had been driving a Ford Fiesta was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.

"Following the collision, the A120 was closed in both directions by the Highways Agency between the B1035 (Horsley Cross) and the B1352 (Ramsey).

"A man driving a Vauxhall Corsa which was in collision with the Fiesta, was taken to hospital with serious injuries, not believed to have been life threatening.  

"A Toyota Rav 4 also collided with debris as they went through the collision scene.

"No further injuries were reported.

"We are interested in speaking to anyone who has information about the incident, as well as receiving dash cam footage of the Ford or Vauxhall prior to the collision.

"Please email the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk."

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