A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Dies As Car Crashes On Roundabout In Basildon
One man has died and another has been seriously injured after a car crash in Basildon.
A red BMW 3 series crashed on a roundabout on the junction of Broadmayne and Uppermayne at around 10.30pm yesterday (Monday, 20 June).
Essex Police said: "The car hit the roundabout before striking a tree.
"The passenger died at the scene.
"The driver of the BMW car a 22-year-old man from Basildon received serious but not life threatening injuries himself and was conveyed to Basildon Hospital for treatment.
"Part of the roundabout and road had to remain shut since the crash to enable forensic collision investigation work to be undertaken.
"The road was re-opened at around 5.30am.
"Officers from the Serious Collision investigation Unit (SCIU) will be investigating the crash and anyone with any information is asked to contact them 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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