Search

Hornchurch driver who died after falling ill at wheel named by police

08:33 07 January 2014

The Hornchurch driver who died after falling ill at the wheel and crashing into a building on Friday has been identified.

David Willard, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene when his blue Vauxhall Astra was involved in a collision with an industrial unit in Fenton Way, Basildon, Essex.

Essex Police are investigating the circumstances of the crash and are appealing for anyone who saw what happened.

It is believed the collision occured sometime before 9am.

Witnesses can contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit of Essex Police on 101.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest News Stories

38 minutes ago
Off-target: The A&E at Queen's

A worrying increase in people attending hospital A&E departments last month has led to patients facing longer and longer waits.

The westbound A13 is closed at the junction with Ferry Lane [Photograph from Google StreetView]

The A13 was closed near Ferry Lane yesterday as police discovered a dead body in a car.

myplace, Harold Hill, in April 2012, the last time the show came to Havering

Immigration, Facebook and class war were hotly debated in an episode of the BBC’s flagship debating programme from Harold Hill last night.

Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

Twitter sat back and watched as the world went bargain-hunting crazy on Black Friday.

There was definitely something buzzing at JCB when he delivered his immigration speech.

What would you do in order to get a discounted TV?

The judge was having none of it and labelled the driver’s version of events as ‘ludicrous’.