A man will appear in court today charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash on Wednesday.

Marcus Wood, 21, of The Street, Terling, has also been charged with escaping lawful custody and perverting the course of justice in connection with the crash in Blue Mills Hill, Wickham Bishops.

Wood has been remanded to appear at Colchester Magistrates’ Court today.

A 54-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender in connection with the incident has been released on bail to November 6.

An 18 year-old woman from Witham, an 18 year-old woman from Colchester, and a 17 year-old boy from Maldon arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving have been released under investigation pending ongoing enquiries.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation continue to appeal for information and dash cam footage in relation to the incident.

If you have any information please call us on 101 quoting incident 1405 of October 10 or email collision.appeals@essex.pnn.police.uk.