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Ongar: Fatal Crash On A414
One person has died and another has been seriously injured following an accident on the A414 in Ongar.
Emergency services were called to the collision near to the junction with Pensons Lane just after 5pm yesterday (Thursday May 23rd).
The crash involved a silver Honda Jazz and a red Vauxhall Vivaro that were travelling in opposite directions.
The 70 year old man who died and the 73 year old woman who was injured were in the Jazz; they are from the Brentwood district.
A 52 year old man from east London, who was the driver of the van, was also injured.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or by email at email@example.com and quote incident number 0726 of May 23.
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