Man dies after collision with bin lorry in Chelmsford

Stock image of Osea Way, Chelmsford. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Stock image of Osea Way, Chelmsford. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A man has died after a collision involving a bin lorry in a cul-de-sac in Chelmsford this morning, police have said.

Emergency services were called to Osea Way, off Havengore in the Springfield area of the city, to reports of a collision involving a man and a bin lorry.

The man died at the scene after suffering multiple injuries, emergency services have confirmed.

An air ambulance was also called to the incident.

The road remains closed by police. An investigation has been opened by Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit.


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Essex Police said in a statement: “We are currently on scene at a fatal collision in Osea Way, Chelmsford.

“We were called at around 9.05am to reports of a collision involving a man and a bin lorry.

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“Sadly the man died at the scene.

“Officers from our Serious Collision Investigation Unit are on scene and are investigating.

“The Health and Safety Executive is also on scene as is Chelmsford City Council.”

An East of England Ambulance Service Trust spokesman said: “We were called at just after 9am, and dispatched several resources including the air ambulance.

“The patient had suffered multiple injuries, and sadly was declared deceased at the scene.”

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