Family left ‘devastated’ after Romford 22-year-old dies in Ongar car crash

Jordan Plaister died after a car crash on September 6. Photo: Essex Police

Jordan Plaister died after a car crash on September 6. Photo: Essex Police - Credit: Archant

Police officers have confirmed that a man who died in a car crash in Ongar was a 22-year-old from Romford.

Jordan Plaister died on Thursday, September 6, in a crash involving his own car and a lorry.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “We were called by colleagues at the ambulance service around 2.30pm with reports a tanker lorry and a Ford KA were in collision on Romford Road.

“Jordan, who was the driver of the KA, sadly died at the scene.”

In a statement released by the police, Jordan’s family said: “We are devastated by the loss of our son and ask that people respect our wishes for privacy at this difficult time.”


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Anyone with information, or available dash cam footage, is asked to call 101 and ask for the Serious Collision Investigation Unit. The incident number to quote is 664 of 06/09.

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