Update: Women dies following road traffic collision on A414 near Harlow

News / Sat 1st Jul 2023 at 10:38am

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision closed a section of the A414 near Harlow for several hours.

Road policing officers are appealing for witnesses and/or dash cam footage following the collision in Eastwick, about 10.30am today (July 1). 

The road did not reopen until roughly 7pm.

A Hertfordshire Police spokesperson said: “A white Mercedes collided with a maroon Mazda MX5 on the A414 in Eastwick.

“Sadly, a woman aged in her 70s died.

The occupants of the Mercedes suffered injuries, which are not life-threatening.

“You can report info at orlo.uk/l0KrT, speak to an operator via web chat at orlo.uk/rnoYO or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 243 of 1 July.”

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THE A414 at Eastwick Road, just outside Harlow, is closed due to an incident.

Essex Police have stated that it is best to avoid the area due to significant disruption.

YH understands that traffic officers are directing cars to turn around and find alternative routes.

There are bound to be knock on effects on a number of roads in the town and on side roads.

More follows.

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1 Comment for Update: Women dies following road traffic collision on A414 near Harlow:

David morton
2023-07-01 23:34:42

Sad for all concerned.

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