Man dies after crash in Lexden Road, Colchester

A man has died after a crash in Colchester

A man has died after a crash in Colchester - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A driver in his 70s has died following a car accident in Essex this morning.

The casualty, reported to be a local man, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in Lexden Road, Colchester.

Officers were called at about 6.15am following reports that a black Ford Focus had collided with the roadside.

No other vehicles are thought to have been involved.

The road was closed until about 9am while the police carried out investigations.

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Any witnesses or anyone with information about events leading to the incident should contact the investigating officer Pc Natacha Hasler at Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101.

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