A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man In Life-Threatening Condition After A12 Crash
A man has been flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car crashed into a barrier on the A12.
It happened on the northbound slip road towards the Ivy Hill Hotel at Junction 14 for Margaretting at around 1.50am on Saturday.
Essex Police said: "A white Vauxhall Mokka car was in collision with the crash barrier on the slip road.
"The driver of the car, a 30-year-old man from South Croydon, suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to the Royal London Hospital by ambulance.
"A 17-year-old girl, a passenger in the car, suffered slight injuries.
"Officers are investigating the circumstances of the collision and would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the crash or have seen the vehicle being driven prior to it.
"Anybody that can help is asked to contact Pc Matthew Turner at Stanway Roads Policing Unit on Essex Police 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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