A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Essex: Cyclist Killed In Crash
A cyclist has died at the scene of a crash with a car in South Woodham Ferrers.
Police were called by the ambulance service to the roundabout junction of Burnham Road, Ferrers Road and Willow Grove at 4.14am this morning (Thursday May 2).
A man has been arrested in connection wth the incident.
Burnham Road was shut this morning while officers carried out initial investigations.
Anyone with information about the collision is being asked to contact the Essex Police Serious Collision Unit on 101.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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