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Murder investigation after Road rage driver dies in van collision near Clacton

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A murder investigation has started following a fatal collision in Little Clacton and a man has been arrested.

Police  received a call shortly after 11pm on Friday 7 February reporting a man had been in collision with a van in The Street.

Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton
Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton

Detectives  are treating his death as murder.

It was reported there had been a fight in the area, near to The Blacksmiths pub, prior to the collision taking place.

Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton
Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton

The van involved has been described to us as grey or silver Ford Transit with writing on the side.

Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton
Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton

The van may have also been in collision with a car at the scene.

It was reported it then drove off in the direction of Morrisons and Tesco.

A short time later a 41 year-old man from Clacton was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and is currently in custody.

 

Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton
Murder Investigation After Road Rage Driver Dies In Van Collision Near Clacton

A van has also been recovered.

Part of The Street has been cordoned whilst officers investigate the closure will remain  into this afternoon