New appeal after fatal crash

POLICE have renewed an appeal for witnesses to a fatal road crash on the A12 near Colchester on Friday.

Elliot Furniss

POLICE in Essex have renewed an appeal for witnesses to a fatal road crash on the A12 near Colchester on Friday.

The accident happened at the Ardleigh Crown interchange about 6.30am on the busy dual carriageway and involved seven cars and an HGV.

One man, Polish factory worker Karol Boronski, 62, from Felixstowe, was killed and two other people were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A 27-year-old man taken to Romford's Queen's Hospital is now in a stable condition and recovering from his injuries while a female passenger in Mr Boronski's Subaru who was treated at Colchester General Hospital has now returned home.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw the crash or drove through the accident scene, particularly the driver of a light coloured Luton-style van with a roller shutter.

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The van driver is believed to have stopped at the scene and may have information that could help the investigation.

Any witnesses can contact officers at Stanway Road Policing Unit on 01206 762512.