Men arrested in crash horror

TWO men have today been arrested following a road crash in north Essex which has left a woman fighting for her life in hospital.

TWO men have today been arrested following a road crash in north Essex which has left a woman fighting for her life in hospital.

The collision happened in Church Road, near to the junction with Highgates in Gosfield, near Halstead shortly after 9am this morning.

A white Ford Sierra and a black Renault Clio struck each other, before the Sierra struck a pedestrian.

The occupants in both vehicles were uninjured.

The pedestrian, a 56-year-old woman from the village, was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital where she is currently in a critical, life-threatening condition.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and are currently being questioned by road policing officers at Chelmsford police station.

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A section of Church Road was closed for approximately four hours while forensic collision investigators carried out their enquiries and the cars were recovered.

Any witnesses to the crash are urged to contact investigating officers at Dunmow Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.

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