A man from Thurrock is suing Southend Hospital after he contracted a flesh eating superbug following a routine prostate operation.
Pensioner Injured After Hit By Car In Southend
An elderly woman has been injured after she was hit by a car that then just drove off in Southend.
Emergency services were called to Lonsdale Road at the junction with Central Avenue at around 1.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, 2 February).
Essex Police said: "The pedestrian, a local woman in her 80s, sustained back injuries as a result of the collision and is receiving hospital treatment.
"The driver of the Corsa is believed to be a man aged in his 50s, with a shaved head and of large build.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Tina Quinlivan at Laindon Roads Policing Unit on 101".
Essex Police have been ranked the worst in England and Wales for victim satisfaction in the past year.
The deaths of two people found inside a car in Chelmsford on Monday, are not being treated as suspicious.
Essex County Council is calling on the Government to delay plans to cut funding to education.
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