Driver Dies In Head-On Crash In Writtle

A woman has died after a head-on crash in Writtle.

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Two cars collided on the A414 shortly before 4.10pm yesterday (Tuesday 1 July).

The vehicles involved were an orange Kia Picanto and a blue Ford Focus.

The victim, who was driving the Kia, was in her late 70s from the Chelmsford area.

A woman from the Focus has been taken to Royal London Hospital for treatment to injuries which are not believed to be serious.

Anyone who witnessed the collision and who has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email them on:

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