Elderly Women Serious Injured In Southend Crash

12 February 2016, 05:50 | Updated: 12 February 2016, 05:52

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An elderly woman has suffered serious injuries after a car crash on Southend seafront.

A car collided with a lamp post on Western Esplanade, near Adventure Island, at around 3pm yesterday (Thursday, 11 February).

Essex Police said: "The tow elderly occupants of the car, a man and a woman, have been taken to the Royal London Hospital.

"The woman has serious injuries.

"The road had to remain closed for some time while forensic work was carried out and the vehicle was recovered".