Brother and sister killed in crash

POLICE have revealed that a man and woman killed in a road crash in West Bergholt last night were brother and sister.

POLICE have revealed that a man and woman killed in a road crash in West Bergholt last night were brother and sister.

Donna Read, 20, and her 24-year-old brother, Oliver, were found dead at the scene of the crash on the B1508 Colchester Road, less than a mile from their home in New Church Road.

A 21-year-old local man, who was also in the vehicle, was taken to Colchester general Hospital with serious back injuries and has since been transferred to Queen's Hospital, Romford.

The crash happened at around 11.30pm last night.


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Donna Read, the driver of a silver Audi A3 and her brother were both killed when the car left the road and collided with a lamppost and a wall, near the junction of Maltings Park Lane.

Police are still keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the Audi, which was travelling towards Wormingford, before the collision and need to trace another vehicle believed to have left Maltings Park Lane, in the direction of Colchester, around the time of the crash.

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Anyone who can help with investigations should call Stanway Road Policing Unit on 01206 762 512.

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