A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Jailed For Causing Fatal M11 Crash
A man has been jailed for three years and banned from driving for five for causing the death of an off-duty police officer on the M11 in Essex.
Jonathan Bull (pictured below), who worked for the Metropolitan Police, died when three vehicles collided on the northbound section between junctions eight and nine on Friay, 20 March 2015.
42 year-old Christopher Jones, from Halfway Street Sidcup in Kent, admitted causing death by dangerous driving at a hearing in April.
He was driving a Volkswagen Transport van which colliede with Mr Bull's Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Golf.
He was sentenced on Friday.
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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