Woman who died in Leigh collision named

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Leigh on Sea in which a woman died.

Officers were contacted at 2.55pm on Tuesday October 26 following a collision between a van and a pedestrian at the junction of Eaton Road and Highlands Boulevard.

Olivia Chesney, aged 76, was taken to hospital where she died.

A statement from her family said: “Olivia was a dearly loved mother, sister, aunt and partner, and a friend to everyone that knew her.”

Police are continuing to appeal for anyone who was driving in the area at the time and who may have dashcam footage which would be useful to call 101, citing incident 702 of October 26.

You can also submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

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Mick Ferris

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