A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
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".
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.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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