FYFIELD: Elderly woman fighting for life after collision

AN ELDERLY woman is fighting for her life following a head on car crash in Fyfield.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash on Dunmow Road shortly after 11am today (Dec 2) which involved a blue Vauxhall Agila and a grey Nissan Qashqai.

The Vauxhall driver, a 73-year-old woman from Sudbury in Suffolk, was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital after sustaining injuries. She is currently in a critical, life-threatening condition.

The Nissan driver, a woman from Ongar, was conveyed to Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital by land ambulance where she was treated for minor injuries and later discharged.

A section of the road was closed for approximately four hours while while emergency services dealt with the incident scene.

Anyone with information in connection with this crash is urged to contact investigating officers at Chigwell Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.