A whale found dead after a pod of the animals came close to the shoreline in Essex, probably died of starvation.
Kelvedon: Man Killed in A12 Crash
A man has been killed when the car he was driving left the road in wintry conditions in north Essex.
The accident happened on the northbound carriageway of the A12 between Kelvedon and Marks Tey at about 7.05pm yesterday (Sunday January 20th).
Police found that a Ford Mondeo had left the road and crashed into with a tree on the embankment.
The driver, a 59-year-old man from the Colchester area, died at the scene.
His passenger, a 57-year-old woman, also from the Colchester area, was taken to Colchester General Hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Witnesses are asked to contact the Essex Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101.
Three men have been racially abused and assaulted in Basildon.
A major incident at the crisis-hit Essex hospital will continue into next week, bosses have said.
Detectives investigating incident in which one man was murdered and another seriously injured say "it was not not a random attack".
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