Woman Dies In Essex Crash

30 March 2011, 13:21

One person's died and four others hurt in a crash on the A12 in Essex.

Emergency services were called shortly after 10 this morning to the northbound carriageway by Witham after a car and lorry collided.

Essex Police say a woman in her 30s, who was a rear seat passenger in the black Toyota Rav 4, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two men, including the driver of the car, have been taken by air ambulance to a London hospital with serious injuries.

A man and a woman, who were also in the vehicle, have been taken by land ambulance to Colchester hospital with less serious injuries.

Part of the road was closed for several hours.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact Stanway road policing unit on 0300 333 4444.