Officers are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Ingatestone.
Officers were called to Wenlocks Lane, Blackmore, just before 6pm on Friday 10 September, following reports that a 4x4 had left the road and collided with a tree.
The driver of the car, a man in his 20s from Chelmsford, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
His next of kin have been informed.
At this time, we do not believe that there were any other vehicles involved. If you witnessed the incident, or saw a blue Nissan 4x4 driving in the Ingatestone area between 5.30 and 6pm, please call our Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101. The incident number is 1009 of Friday 10 September.