Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Southend: Man Seriously Ill After Crash
A man has suffered serious injuries following a crash in Southend.
The vehicle he was in left Lifstan Way and collided with a tree at around 5.54am today (Friday 25 April).
Firefighters had to use specialist cutting equipment to free him from the vehicle.
A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "The man received life threatening injuries and the ambulance crews and doctor worked for over an hour to treat, stabilise and sedate the man at the roadside before he was taken direct to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel for further care."
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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