A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Essex: Man Seriously Ill After A12 Crash
A motorcyclist has suffered life threatening injuries after he lost control of his bike on the A12.
It happened northbound at junction 30 for Stratford St Mary at about 7.25pm last night (Monday 26 August).
It's thought the man, who is in his 60s and from Hornchurch, lost control of his Suzuki motorbike and collided with the central reservation.
He has been taken to Colchester General Hospital with life threatening injuries.
Any witnesses are asked to contact officers at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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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