A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Woman Arrested After Triple Fatal Braintree Crash
A 23 year old woman has been arrested following a crash in Braintree that killed three men.
It happened on Gosfield Road at around 4.50pm back on Sunday, December 7.
The driver of a blue Ford Fiesta - 30 year old David Bradley from the town, died as a result.
The driver of a blue VW polo - 21 year old Corran Powell, from Gosfield, also died from his injuries, along with his passenger 18 year old James Simmons, who was also from Braintree.
The woman, from Beccles in Suffolk, was being questioned on suspicion of a number of offences including causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing death by driving whilst disqualified and uninsured and supply of a controlled drug.
She has been released on bail pending further police enquiries until Saturday, August 15.
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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