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Road closed after serious crash
COPS have closed a busy Colchester road following a serious accident.
Mersea Road is closed between Queen Elizabeth Way and Stansted Road after a van hit two garden walls and rolled at 6.10pm.
One of the passengers has been taken to Colchester General Hospital with "serious, life-changing" injuries.
Police have arrested the driver, and he is being checked over at hospital.
A third occupant of the white Transit pick-up is unaccounted for.
Police hope to re-open the road by 10pm once crash investigators have cleared the scene.
Anyone with information should contact the Stanway Road Policing Unit on 101.
Full story in tomorrow's Gazette.