POLICE have confirmed a man has died following a serious collision in Witham yesterday.

Essex Police were called to the scene of an accident in Rickstone Road at around 10.35am.

It is believed a white Renault Kangoo van was in a serious collision with a parked vehicle on the road.

The section of the road between Campbell Road and Conrad Road was closed while we carried out enquiries.

The driver of the van, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital but sadly died later that day.

Essex Police have now launched an investigation.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "Our investigation is focussing on establishing the circumstances leading up to the collision and we are making good progress.

"We need anyone who saw the Kangoo and how it was being driven, has CCTV or dash cam footage, or has any other information, to call us on 101 quoting incident 348 of 22 June.

"Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers 100 percent anonymously on 0800 555 111."