Man in 20s dies in Saffron Walden road crash


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Officers are appealing for witnesses after a driver died in a road collision in Saffron Walden last night (September 3).

Police were called just after 10pm to reports of a collision involving a black Vauxhall Astra and a silver VW Sharan on Newport Road at Sparrows Hill.

Officers, the fire and ambulance service and a volunteer doctor from Suffolk accident rescue service all attended the scene, and the two drivers had to be cut from the wreckage by fire crews.

The driver of the Astra, a man in his 20s from Saffron Walden, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge with life threatening injuries, where he later died.

The driver of the Sharan, a woman in her 40s was also taken to Addenbrooke’s with serious ankle and leg injuries.

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Anyone who has any information about the accident is asked to contact Pc Martyn Wells at the serious collision investigation unit on 101.

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