Colchester: Witnesses to crash on Berechurch Hall Road in which 12-year-old girl sustained serious injuries asked to come forward

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Witnesses to a car crash in Colchester are being asked to contact police.

The incident happened on Berechurch Hall Road near the junction of William Harris Way in Colchester around 10.35pm yesterday.

A Ford Focus being driven by a 27-year-old man and a Chrysler Voyager containing a family of five were involved in the collision.

The driver of the Ford received minor injuries but a 12 year old girl in the rear seat of the Chrysler received serious neck injuries and was taken with her family to hospital, who were treated for minor injuries.

The 12-year-old girl was later transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where her condition is described as stable.


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Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances leading up to the collision and any witnesses are asked to contact Pc Steve Licence at Stanway on 101.

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