A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Two Die In Howe Green Crash
Two people have died and another has been injured after a three car crash in Howe Green.
A Volkswagen Tiguan, a Seat Leon and a Volkswagen Scirocco collided on Southend Road at around 6pm yesterday (Tuesday, 8 March).
Essex Police said: "The Tiguan driver, a man aged in his 60s from Colchester, and the Seat driver, a man aged in his 20s from Maldon, sadly died at the scene.
"An 18-year-old woman from Maldon, who was a passenger in the Seat, was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge with injuries to her chest and pelvis.
"The Scirocco driver was not injured.
"The road was closed in both directions near the Downhouse Farm bridge until 12.20am today, Wednesday March 9".
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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