Man dies in Basildon traffic smash

A man has died following a traffic collision in Basildon.

Police were called shortly after 7.30pm on Friday February 21 to reports of a collision on Courtauld Road involving a white Kia Optima and a lorry.

The Kia driver, a man in his 40s, died at the scene.

No arrests have been made.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances around the incident and police would like to hear from anyone who has any information, particularly those with dash cam footage.

Please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting incident 1185 of 21 February or by emailing [email protected]

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Mick Ferris

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