Essex

Woman driver dies in Great Bentley van crash

A driver from Essex has died in a collision between a car and a van.

The white and turquoise-coloured Iveco box van and a blue Ford SportKa collided on the A133 Colchester Road in Great Bentley at 0815 BST.

Police said the driver of the car, believed to be a young woman from Colchester, died from her injuries.

The road has been closed while police investigate the scene and is not expected to be reopened until later, a spokesman said.

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