Earls Colne: Police appeal after toddler suffers serious head injury

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision where a 15-month old girl was seriously injured.

The collision happened on the B1024 Coggeshall Road, Earls Colne at around 7.15pm last night.

A black Vauxhall Zafira and a white Daf lorry were involved.

The 15-month old was taken to Royal London Hospital by land ambulance and is in a stable condition.

The girl was with a man and a six-year-old girl in the Vauxhall, both suffered minor injuries.

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All three are believed to be local to the area.

The road was closed until around 2am this morning while an initial investigation was carried out.

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A 43-year-old man from Southend was arrested at the scene on suspicion of careless driving and released on bail pending further enquiries until November 12.

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