Update: Two people cut out of cars near Colchester Zoo

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles near Colchester Zoo.

The accident happened just after 3.30pm at Maldon Road, Stanway, near Colchester Zoo’s main entrance.

Two appliances from Colchester and another from Tiptree were sent to the scene.

One person in a red Ford Fiesta and one in a grey Volkswagen Golf have been injured.

Fire crews used cutting equipment to remove the roof of each car.


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A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said a woman had been taken to Colchester General with what appeared to be non-serious injuries.

The details of the second person’s injuries are currently unknown.

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