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Teenager airlifted to hospital after crash in Colchester

PUBLISHED: 13:38 23 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:58 24 September 2017

Police accident (stock image). Picture: ARCHANT

Police accident (stock image). Picture: ARCHANT


An 18-year-old man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a two-car crash in Colchester this morning.

Police were called at around 7.10am today, Saturday, September 23, to the crash in Severalls Lane.

A spokesman for Essex Police said a burgundy Ford Fiesta and a white Ford Fiesta Zetec had collided, with one of the vehicles ending up in a ditch.

He said: “An 18-year-old man driving the Ford Fiesta Zetec was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries, not believed to be life threatening.”

He said the driver of the other vehicle, a man, has also been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police are appealing for information following this morning’s crash.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information that could assist officers in their investigation contact Chigwell Roads Policing Unit on 101 quoting incident 252 of 23/09.

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