Appeal after serious collision in Chelmsford

Police are appealing for information following a serious collision in Howe Green, Chelmsford today (Tuesday April 2).

Officrs were called to reports of a collision between a white HGV with a red trailer and a black Nissan Navara at the junction of Old Southend Road and Southend Road at just before 1.30pm.

The passenger of the car has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, which are being treated as life-threatening.

The driver of the lorry has been arrested.

The road was not expected to reopen until after 7pm

Officers particularly want to hear from anyone who has not already spoken to police and who witnessed the moments leading up to the collision.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can let police know by submitting a report on their website www.essex.police.uk/digital101 or by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Please cite incident 0580 of April 2.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

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