Police appeal after 79-year-old woman dies in car crash

The crash happened in Baden Powell Drive in Colchester Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The crash happened in Baden Powell Drive in Colchester Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for information after an elderly woman died following a crash in Colchester.

Essex Police were called shortly after 10.30am on Wednesday after receiving reports of a collision in Baden Powell Drive.

Officers arrived to discover a black Vauxhall Corsa and a blue Ford Fiesta had crashed, leaving a 79-year-old woman in a life-threatening condition.

The Fiesta driver was taken to hospital, but she died a short while later.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 323 of May 13.


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