A1114 Essex crash: Baby survives fatal collision

Scene of car crash on A1114
Image caption A baby boy survived the crash in which a man died and three women were seriously injured

A nine-month-old baby survived a collision on Saturday which left a man dead and three women injured.

The A1114 Essex Yeomanry Way, Great Baddow was closed for several hours after the two car crash.

A 20-year-old man from South Woodham Ferrars, Essex, a passenger in a Ford Fiesta, died at the scene, police said.

The woman driver, 18, also from South Woodham Ferrars, was airlifted to the Royal London Hospital and her condition is described as "critical but stable".

Police said the nine-month-old boy spent the night at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford "as a precaution" and is now in the care of relatives.

The Fiesta collided with a Vauxhall Vectra just before 13:00 GMT.

Police said the Vectra's driver, a 64-year-old woman from Chelmsford, Essex is in a stable condition at Broomfield Hospital.

Her passenger, a 68-year-old woman also from Chelmsford, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and police described her condition as serious but stable.

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