Road death driver named

A DRIVER who died after a collision caused his car to cross the central reservation of a dual carriageway has been named by police.Ian Shimwell, 39, of Tabors Avenue in Great Baddow, was killed after his Chrysler Voyager collided with a gold Peugeot 306 on the A130 at Rawreth, just south of Rettendon, Essex.

By Roddy Ashworth

A DRIVER who died after a collision caused his car to cross the central reservation of a dual carriageway has been named by police.

Ian Shimwell, 39, of Tabors Avenue in Great Baddow, was killed after his Chrysler Voyager collided with a gold Peugeot 306 on the A130 at Rawreth, just south of Rettendon, Essex.

Five other people, including a trio of teenage boys, were also hurt in the crash, three of them seriously.


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Police are now appealing for any witnesses to the collision, which happened at just before 2pm on Sunday.

Mr Shimwell was airlifted to Basildon Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Anybody with information is asked to contact PC Mark Phillips at Rayleigh Road Policing Unit on 01268 775533.

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