Thorrington: Nine-month-old baby girl dies following road collision

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A nine-month-old baby girl from Colchester has died following a collision in Thorrington.

The girl, who was airlifted from the scene on the B1027 Clacton Road to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, died yesterday afternoon, Friday, August 23.

The collision, between a Land Rover and a Hyundai, happened at around 9.40am.

The girl’s mother was also airlifted to Addenbrookes where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

Three other children, all girls, were taken to Colchester General Hospital, along with a man. The children have all now been discharged while the man remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A 61-year-old man from St Osyth was arrested at the scene and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until December 2.

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