Essex: Woman, 19, and boy, 11, seriously hurt as car hits tree

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a road crash in Essex which left a young woman and boy seriously injured.

The collision happened near Thaxted when the driver of a black Peugeot 206 appears to have lost control of the car while travelling along the B1051 shortly before 9:30pm on Wednesday, October 3 and struck a tree.

The driver, a 19-year-old woman and the front-seat passenger, an 11-year-old boy, were conveyed by paramedics to Cambridgeshire’s Addenbrookes Hospital after sustaining head injuries.

They both remain there in stable conditions. The pair live in the Thaxted area.

A section of the road was closed for approximately five hours while forensic collision investigators carried out their work and the car recovered.

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Anyone with information in connection with this crash is urged to contact investigating officers at Dunmow Road Policing Unit on 101.

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