Police appeal to M11 accident witness

A LORRY driver is still in intensive care after colliding with a car when he stopped to help at a road accident.

Annie Davidson

A LORRY driver is still in intensive care after colliding with a car when he stopped to help at a road accident.

The good Samaritan was driving a white lorry on the M11 just before 5am yesterday when he spotted a red BMW which had hit the central reservation of the motorway near Little Hallingbury.

After he stopped to speak to the driver and passenger his lorry, which was parked on the hard shoulder, was hit by a blue Ford Fiesta.


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Police said the lorry driver, from Bedfordshire, was walking back towards the vehicle to see if the occupants were injured when he then collided with a blue Peugoet 206 and suffered serious multiple injuries.

He is being treated in intensive care at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow where his condition is “serious but stable”.

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Police are now trying to trace the driver of a car who may have lost control of their vehicle at the scene of the crash but drove on afterwards.

Officers believe the driver could be an important witness.

A 27-year-old man from Kilburn, north west London, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after the accident

He was questioned by police yesterday but later bailed until April 30 pending further enquiries.

Anyone who saw any of the collisions should contact Pc Alan Lamb at Chigwell Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.

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