Man dies after road traffic collision on Dock Road Tilbury

2100 hrs

Statement from Essex Police

A man has died following a collision between an HGV and a van on the A1089 Dock Approach Road in #Tilbury today, Monday 21 September

Sadly, a passenger in the van, a man aged in his 20s, died of his injuries at the scene and the driver has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Our officers have updated their families

.We have arrested a man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while unfit through drink.

He remains in custody for questioning.The Dock Approach Road is shut out of Tilbury.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call our Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting incident 764 of 21/09.

You can also report information by visiting www.essex.police.uk.

1730 hrs

Statement from Essex Police

We are at the scene of a serious collision on the A1089 Dock Approach Road in Tilbury.

It follows reports that a van and a HGV collided while travelling towards the A13. The collision occurred at around 3.40pm.

The road has been closed to traffic while we carry out our enquiries.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call our Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting incident 764 of 21/09. 
You can also report information by visiting www.essex.police.uk.

1700 hrs

A1089 northbound closed between A126 and A13 due to a serious road traffic collision.

@EPRoadsPolicing is on scene and traffic officers are making their way.

Please use an alternative route if you’re in the area.

More updates to follow.

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