Teen pedestrian killed in crash horror

A TEENAGE pedestrian has been killed today and another injured after they were involved in a collision with a car.

A TEENAGE pedestrian has been killed today and another injured after they were involved in a collision with a car.

The accident happened in Main Road, Harwich, at about 1.05am this morning.

A silver car was being driven in the Colchester direction when the crash took place.

A 17-year-old girl, from Harwich, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Colchester General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

An 18-year-old man, also from Harwich, was believed to have been struck by the vehicle. He suffered minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

Two 20-year-old men from the Harwich area have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and are currently in police custody.

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Anyone who witnessed the crash, or feels they have information to help the police investigation, is asked to contact Stanway road policing unit on 01206 762512.