Essex

Driver's 'very serious' injuries after crash in Essex

Two women, aged 22 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and dangerous driving after a crash in Essex left three men in hospital.

A Land Rover collided with a Ford Fiesta on Chelmsford Road in Shenfield early on Monday.

A 22-year-old Fiesta driver from Canvey was taken to the Royal London Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Two other men, aged 21 from Benfleet and 23 from South Ockendon, were taken to Basildon Hospital with fractures.

A 23-year-old woman from Brentwood, treated at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford and a 22-year-old from Epping are being questioned by police.

Officers want to speak to any witnesses to the collision or anyone who saw the two vehicles before the crash.

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