Colchester: One badly hurt in serious crash

Road closed after serious crash

Road closed after serious crash - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A serious collision closed a Colchester road and left a person badly hurt in hospital.

Police closed Mersea Road in both directions after the collision, which involved an overturned white van, just after 6pm today.

A passenger in the van was taken to Colchester General Hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed for several hours for an investigation to be carried out.