Police appeal following serious collision

COLCHESTER: Police are appealing for information after a serious collision leaves a man in “critical condition”.

The incident occurred on Lexden Road, Colchester, just before 2.35am on Sunday morning (31st March).

In a statement, Essex Police said “a silver Hyundai i30 and a pedestrian were involved in the incident”.

A spokesperson for Essex Police added the pedestrian, aged in his 40s, was taken to hospital with injuries that may be “life-changing”.

The man remains in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the Hyundai, a man in his 20s, remained on scene assisting police with their enquiries.

It is understood no arrests have been made at this time.

The road has now re-opened following an earlier closure during which a police investigation was carried out.

Anyone with information about this incident, or who lives nearby and has CCTV or dash cam footage that may assist with enquiries, is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting 123 of 31/03.

Alternatively you can also report to Crimestoppers in complete confidence on 0800 555 111.