Fatal crash teenager named

A TEENAGER who died after a car crash in Essex has been named.

A TEENAGER who died after a car crash in Essex has been named.

Damien Quill's blue Fiat Cinquecento was involved in a collision with a black VW Golf on the Alresford Road near Colchester at about 8.45pm on Tuesday.

Firefighters cut the 17-year-old from his car and he was taken to Colchester General Hospital by ambulance and was then transferred to a specialist head injuries unit at Queen's Hospital in Romford, Essex.

A police spokesman said the teenager, who comes from Purfleet, had died on Saturday.

The 27-year-old driver of the Golf, from Clacton, was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

Anyone with information about the accident - on the back road between Alresford and Wivenhoe, should call Stanway road police on 01206 762212.