A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
One Person Seriously Injured After A120 Crash
One person has been seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash on the A120 near Coggeshall.
Emergency services were called to the stretch between Bradwell and Coggeshall just after 8.20am.
One person had to be cut out of their vehicle by firefighters and was then taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital for treatment.
Police closed the road in both directions between West Street and the Marks Farm Roundabout.
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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