A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Teen Critical After Motorbike Crash In Grays
A 17 year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash involving an off-road motorbike in Grays.
Police were called to King Edward Drive at around 6.10pm on Tuesday (12 April).
Essex Police said: "The rider, a 17-year-old boy from the Grays area, was taken to the Royal London Hospital by air ambulance with head injuries.
"He is currently in a critical condition.
"The pillion passenger, a 16-year-old boy also from the Grays area, was taken to Basildon Hospital with a fractured knee.
"Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the motorcycle being ridden in the area or has dash cam footage.
"Contact the Serious Collision 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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