A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Purfleet: Motorcyclist Dies In Crash
A motorcyclist has died following an accident in Purfleet.
Emergency services were called to the A1306 Arterial Road just before 4pm yesterday (Sunday October 28th) following a collision near the junction with Watts Crescent.
The incident involved a white motorcycle, a silver Transit van and a green HGV parked in a lay-by.
The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 40s from Rainham, east London, died at the scene.
The van driver, a 53-year-old man from Purfleet, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and was later bailed until January 18th.
Any witnesses or anyone with information about events leading to the crash should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 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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