Galleywood: Fatal collision on A12
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12.25pm on 3 August
Officers investigating a fatal collision on the A12 this morning are appealing for anyone who saw a woman on or near to the road to come forward.
The woman and a vehicle were in collision on the southbound carriageway at Galleywood shortly before 2am today (Tuesday 3 August).
Sadly, the woman died at the scene.
We need anyone driving on the northbound carriageway between midnight and 1.55am who saw a woman on or near to the road – either on her own or getting out of a vehicle – to contact us.
The southbound side was closed while we investigated but the road has now re-opened.
If you saw anything, have any dash cam footage, or any other information you can contact us on 101 quoting incident 77 of 3 August.
You can also report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
8.45am on 3 August:
A woman has died following a collision on the A12 near Galleywood.
We were called to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle on the southbound carriageway of the road near to junction 16 shortly before 2am today (Tuesday 3 August).
We attended but, sadly, the woman died at the scene.
The carriageway was closed while we carried out enquiries at the scene but we anticipate it will remain closed the much of the rest of rush hour.
Please avoid the area and plan your journey.
We appreciate your patience and understanding.
We are carrying out an investigation into the circumstances which led up to the collision.
If you saw a woman in the area or have dash cam footage in the moments before the incident took place please contact us.
If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Please quote incident 77 of 3 August.
You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.