A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Lorry Driver Dies In M25 Crash
A lorry driver has died after his vehicle hit a bridge pillar on the M25 near Harlow and overturned.
It happened at Junction 27 at around 11.45pm yesterday.
Essex Police said: "A lorry overturned shortly before 11.45pm last night (Sunday, January 10). It was in collision with a pillar on a road bridge. The driver sadly died at the scene.
"Both slip roads from the M25 to the M11 have been closed whilst forensic investigations and recovery of the vehicle and its load take place.
"Motorists are thanked for their patience. The road closures are likely to remain in place until at least 2pm today (Monday, January 11)".
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.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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