Jogger dies after being hit by car in Chigwell Rise

Chigwell Rise, where the incident happened on Sunday. Pic: Google Streetview

Chigwell Rise, where the incident happened on Sunday. Pic: Google Streetview - Credit: Archant

A jogger has died after being hit by a car yesterday (Sunday) morning.

The woman in her 40s, from Woodford, died at the scene after the crash just after 8am at Chigwell Rise, Chigwell.

Police said the car involved was a blue Skoda, which then collided with a tree.

Passengers in the vehicle were treated for slight injuries and the 18-year-old driver was arrested in connection with the crash.

He was bailed until September 5 pending further enquiries.


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The road was closed for five hours while initial forensic investigations were carried out.

Witnesses or anyone with information about events leading to the incident should contact the Essex Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk.

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