Man taken to hospital in life-threatening condition following crash on A133 at Weeley
PUBLISHED: 09:07 21 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:04 21 September 2017
A man in his 30s has been rushed to hospital in a life-threatening condition following a collision between a pedestrian and a lorry on the A133 at Weeley this morning.
Police were called at around 3.40am today, Thursday, September 21, to the scene on the Colchester-bound carriageway between Clacton and Weeley.
The road was closed in both directions at the Weeley bypass while emergency services worked at the scene but has since reopened.
A spokesman from Essex Police said they had received reports a pedestrian and a lorry had been in collision.
He said: “The pedestrian, a man aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital in a life threatening condition.”
A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “The East of England Ambulance Service Trust was called to a serious road traffic collision on the A133 near Weeley at 3.41am today, September 21.
“Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance officer attended and treated a man with a head injury.
“He was taken to Colchester General Hospital in a serious condition.”
Any witnesses to the collision or anyone with information are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email email@example.com