Essex Police name man who died after incident in Maldon as Daniel Maher

Junction 22 of the A12.

Junction 22 of the A12. - Credit: Archant

A man who died after a crash on the A12 near Colchester has been named as 55-year-old Darius Lapotka.

Essex Police officers were called to the northbound carriageway near Dedham at around 9.45pm on Tuesday, September 26.

A man had left his vehicle parked in a layby, and was involved in a collision with at least one other vehicle.

Police have now confirmed the man who died at the scene was Polish-national Darius Lapotka.

No-one was arrested and the road was closed until around 3am wile officers conducted an investigation at the scene.

Officers are asking for anyone who witnessed what happened, or has any dash cam footage to contact them on 101.

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