Essex

South Woodham Ferrers teenager dies after A12 collision

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Image caption The 18-year-old pedestrian was taken to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford before he was transferred to Addenbrooke's in Cambridge

An 18-year-old pedestrian died in hospital after he was hit by a van on the A12 in Essex.

The crash happened on the slip-road to the A414 at Sandon, Chelmsford, at 03:40 BST on Thursday.

The teenager, from South Woodham Ferrers, had multiple injuries and was taken to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford.

He was later transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, where he died on Friday night.

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